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Could sulfamethoxarole be used in cats?

This would be a: Great question for some of the veterinary web sites. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I stop allergic reactions to cats?

How can I stop allergic reactions to cats?

Avoid and meds: Avoiding cats and cat dander is the most important, but challenging since 50% of all households have pets. Antihistamines, nasal sprays and eye drops can decrease the symptoms after exposure to cat dander. The best long term treatment is allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) for long lasting relief even after allergy shots are stopped. ...Read more

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What illnesses can kids get from stray cats?

What illnesses can kids get from stray cats?

Very few to humans: Most diseases infecting cats spread from cat to cat, not from cat to human. You're more likely to catch an infectious disease from the person standing in line with you at the grocery store than from a cat. Cats should not be thought of as vectors for disease transmission. Infectious diseases can only spread from cats to humans via direct contact with either the cat or its feces. ...Read more

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Do I have to give my cats away if my kids are allergic?

Do I have to give my cats away if my kids are allergic?

Perhaps: If your kids are allergic to cats it would be the sensible thing to do. My children were allergic to cats so we kicked the cat outdoors. We let her sleep in the garage. Both the kids & the cat were unhappy at first. Ultimately the kids were healthier and the cat was happier living outdoors. ...Read more

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Could a person be allergic cats if he never was before?

Could a person be allergic cats if he never was before?

Yes: Cat dander allergy can develop months or even years after having a cat or being exposed to other people's cats. It is not clear why this happens, but it is very common. ...Read more

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What is Dexoral 0,5mg tablet used for? Is it for cats? ?

What is Dexoral 0,5mg tablet used for? Is it for cats? ?

It is dexamethazone: a steroid and is available in France and the Netherlands. Ask a veterinarian if it can be used in cats. ...Read more

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My apartment has dogs and cats and my boyfriends highly allergic, what to do?

My apartment has dogs and cats and my boyfriends highly allergic, what to do?

I'm sorry...: If your boyfriend cannot keep his allergy symptoms under control with medication, you really only have two good options.. 1) Get rid of the pets OR 2) Get rid of the boyfriend. ...Read more

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What to do if I have the urge to strangle small animals such as house cats and small dogs.?

That sounds like: some saddistic tendencies. If you are motivated to change these thoughts - consider psychological help. Please don't act on these urgest. ...Read more

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My cats have brought fleas into the house quite a bit. Im workin on getting them undercontrol is there any health risk ?

My cats have brought fleas into the house quite a bit. Im workin on getting them undercontrol is there any health risk ?

Sometimes: Fleas can carry tapeworms & murine typhus. In some parts of the world to include the southwestern United States they can carry a bacteria called yersinia pestis which can cause bubonic plague. ...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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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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Are ringworms from cats and dogs?

Are ringworms from cats and dogs?

Yes....but: Ringworm is just a lay term for a fungus that can be found in many sites. Furry animals, dirt & humans are the main carriers that infect humans. Before you give away fido or kitty be aware they are not the only source. ...Read more

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Could cats cause neumonia in children?

Could cats cause neumonia in children?

No: Exposure to cats does not cause pneumonia. However, many children develop allergies to cats. Exposure to cats for allergic children can cause skin rashes, itchy eyes, and runny noses with sneezing. Children with asthma and cat allergy may have increased asthma symptoms or even asthma attacks requiring urgent care when exposed to cats. Cat exposure includes visiting homes where cats live. ...Read more

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Can you get coxsackie from cats and dogs?

Can you get coxsackie from cats and dogs?

Not from that: It causes hand, foot and mouth disease, which is a viral infection usually in kids.It causes a blister-like rash on the affected parts. You may be thinking of hoof and mouth disease that effects cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and deer. ...Read more