Can a Cat Get a Cold?


A cat is capable of getting a cold just like people do. The cold frequently clears up on its own within a week or so. There are however some things you can do to help your cat get well. You can provide your cat with a constant supply of fresh water or take the cat to a veterinarian.
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The rhinoviruses that cause the common cold in humans are not communicable to cats. Cats can get upper respiratory infections from other kinds of bacteria or viruses and these cause similar symptoms to the human common cold.
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Unless your vet recommends it, you shouldn't give your cat any kind of human medicine. If the cold id severe enough the vet will prescribe an antibiotic.
1. Encourage eating. Offer your cat canned food rather than dry because it has a stronger odor, and try feeding him a little bit of tuna. When a cat has a cold, he probably doesn't
1 Encourage eating in your cat. The smell will help his nose and maybe test if he has a cold. For example, make some food where he\she cannot see. Then when it's ready you will know
i need to know how to treat a cat with a cold w/out taking him to the vet.
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