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Our cat has something wrong with her eye. It looks like she

Customer Question

Hi. Our cat has something wrong with her eye. It looks like she has damaged it. It is red, swollen and the inner eye lid is covering a lot of the eye
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Lilly and she is 2.5 yrs
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lilly?
Customer: no she is a healthy happy cat. She does go outside.
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 days ago.

Dr. Michael Salkin is typing. Please be patient.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 days ago.

Do you have foxtails where Lilly could go?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Not that we know . I have photos
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
File attached (26P5MM2)
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 days ago.

This worries me for a piece of foxtail:

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 days ago.

I regret that my veterinary board of examiners doesn't allow me to use the phone in this venue. Please let me know if you would like me to opt-out of this conversation for another expert who can phone you. I won't be able to return here nor respond to you.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
If it is foxtail what do we need to do?
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 days ago.

I regret that my veterinary board of examiners doesn't allow me to use the phone in this venue. Please let me know if you would like me to opt-out of this conversation for another expert who can phone you. I won't be able to return here nor respond to you.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
please opt out thank yiu
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 days ago.

These need to be extracted with a forceps or other small grasping tool. I place a local anesthetic drop into the eye before doing this. You'll have a difficult time doing this at home and could harm Lilly's eye if you're not careful.

I'll opt out now. I won't be able to return here or respond to you.

Expert:  Dr Chris replied 9 days ago.

Hi my name is***** I be of any further assistance with your cat? I can provide a phonecall if you wish. Let me know.