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My cat has started sneezing a lot in the last hour He has a

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My cat has started sneezing a lot in the last hour
He has a cold nose and is eating well. Can I leave it till monday to take him to the vet pls?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 11 months ago.

Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help you today.

I'm sorry for this concern for Brumas.

There actually could be several different reasons why a cat might start to sneeze including an early upper respiratory infection (uri), dust (secondary to litter or things in the environment), polyps in the nose, or foreign bodies...just to name a few examples.

I wouldn't consider this to be an ER type of situation, though, since he's eating. It's quite possible that this will be a transitory episode but if he should still be sneezing by Monday and/or other signs develop (such as weepy eyes), then a vet visit may be prudent.

I hope this helps. Deb

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Many thanks. I didn't think it was urgent as he is bouncing as usual but wanted to be sure.
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 11 months ago.

You're more than welcome.

Always best to be safe in these situations and better to ask than to worry:) So glad you did.

Best of luck with him. Kind regards, Deb

Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 11 months ago.

And, thanks for the rating; it's greatly appreciated.

Take care, Deb

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