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I have a 5 week old kitten whose body was infested by maggots!

I have a 5 week old kitten whose body was infested by maggots! This morning we took her to the vet and got them removed, we don't think that she is going to survive now, she is breathing very shallow and she is turning cold, she keeps crying and I feel so bad I want to do something, but she won't eat or anything, what should I do???

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Pray for it and maybe it will get better.

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is she maybe infected or have any open cuts

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The last time I checked kittens don't cry when they're dead!! Just saying
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well maggots don't regularly attack living things!! just saying
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What did the vet tell you? I would get a second opinion. It's only thing you can really do besides keep her comfortable so she can be at peace. Sorry to hear that.

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what are you trying to feed her? keep her warm

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Take her back to the vet

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pray

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Take her back to the Vet they need to give you medicine for her and dont leave until they do pray for her hope she gets better good luck

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Sounds like she's pretty sick. Maggots can actually be helpful in that they feed on only the tissue that's already dead; they don't eat tissue that is still viable. However, a 5-week-old kitten is small and has little to back her up when sick (unlike a full-grown adult cat). The vet should have probably kept her hospitalized with IV nutrition and hydration, probably also antibiotics if there was a chance of her survival. I think the best you can do at this point is keep her warm and comfortable. Offer water but don't be surprised if she doesn't drink. You might want to get a jar of baby food meat (a little jar of the finely ground up turkey, beef or chicken) and offer that to her on a fingertip. That would provide some nutrition and fluid, and it's perfectly safe for a kitten to eat. Good luck.

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She must have an infection or open wound somewhere! Take her back for a second opinion and some antibiotics.

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the maggots were just eating dead fleash..

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Go back to the vet! Now!

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