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What r the symptoms of cat allergi?

What r the symptoms of cat allergi?

Allergic symptoms: Humans can be allergic to one or more allergens produced by cats. The most common of these allergens are secreted by the cat's sebaceous glands and expressed in saliva. An allergic reaction is a histamine reaction that is usually characterized by coughing, wheezing, chest tightening, itching, nasal congestion, rash, watering eyes, . ...Read more

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Is a cat bite bad?

Is a cat bite bad?

Lots of variables : A simple bite from your domestic cat may only need a good wash out with antiseptic soap & observation. If a stray cat in an area where rabies is prevalent in small animals it might require you impound the cat for 10 days or get a rabies series. Some cat bites carry germs that can cause a bacterial infection in the skin. All issues are worthy of thought. ...Read more

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Can cats fur get you sick?

Can cats fur get you sick?

Sick, no. : However they sander associated with cat hair, especially long hair can cause allergies. Additionally, bacteria found in the cats litter box can get you sick if you ate pregnant. ...Read more

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How can I treat a cat bite?

How can I treat a cat bite?

Med tx.: Please seek prompt medical care for a cat bite. You may need a tetanus shot. Cat bites can become badly infected. ...Read more

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Can babies be around cats?

Can  babies be around cats?

Yes: Babies all over the world are around cats. I had two cats when my healthy adolescent children were born. That said, never leave a child unattended with an animal. ...Read more

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What is danger of cat bites?

What is danger of cat bites?

Infection: One of the most common bugs is pasteurella multocida. If the infection were to develop within hours of the bite, it is likely this bug, part of the feline normal mouth bacterial flora. ...Read more

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Can I get fleas from my cat?

Can I get fleas from my cat?

Flea bites, yes.: Fleas that are on cats and dogs can hop off the pets and be inside the house waiting to snack on the owner's legs or other body parts. The pets' fleas bite but don't live on humans. It's important to treat pets with anti-flea medication. ...Read more

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How can cat bites be treated?

How can cat bites be treated?

Antibiotics: Cat bites tend to be puncture wounds that heal over quickly, sealing whatever germs are in the cat's mouth into the bitten person's skin. Cat bites should be cleaned immediately with soap and water to minimize the bacteria in the wound, but then treated with an antibiotic that will kill the germs that are still there before they spread, causing a nasty infection. ...Read more

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Why do i smell like cat food?

Why do i smell like cat food?

Cat food smell: Hello ~ often caused by gardnerella vaginallis infection. See an Ob GYN to check. Easily treated with flagyl for 5 - 5 days. Local hygiene a given. Make sure there's no retained tampon. thanks ...Read more

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How long for a cat bite to heal?

How long for a cat bite to heal?

Have seen: Unless it is a superficial scratch, i would have it seen. Cat bites usually get infected and require antibiotics. If there is no swelling, tenderness or redness then you can watch and wait. It should heal in 7-10 days. ...Read more