Like humans cats can also prone to infection transmitted by viruses, fungus and bacteria. You as a cat owner should take special care of your feline friend to prevent it from common infections. One such common infection in cats is Eye Infection. You as a pet owner should know and learn to identify common symptoms and sign of an infection which would help your cat from suffering.
If you are also puzzled by the question as to how do you detect that your pet cat is suffering from eye infection. Some of the symptoms to look for are:
- Nasal discharge
- Inflammation in eye
Cat eye Infection can also be caused by viruses such as Feline Leukaemia Complex, Feline Panleukopenia, Feline Immunodeficiency Virus and Feline Infectious Peritonitis.
Cat Eye infection can also be caused by a virus known as Feline Herpevirus I. This is the virus that mostly creates conjunctivitis in cats. Cat eye infection caused by bacteria known as Chlamydiosis along with Feline Herpevirus I is considered as one of the common causes of conjunctivitis. Proper treatment must be given when you notice these symptoms to prevent further degradation of condition. You should immediately take your pet to a nearest vet and take proper advice. Eye drops prescribed by a veterinarian proves to be the best treatment for such kind of infection.
Finally the reason for eye infection in your cat can be because of Fungus called Cryptococcosis. Fungus develops in unclean places for by another cat biting. The treatment for eye infection caused by fungus is the intake of anti fungal medication. Always talk and consult your vet before trying home remedies to treat cat eye infection.