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My cat hasn't changed it's behaviour at all but is squinting his left eye. He has done this before and it was just some sort of thing that like 15% of cats get. They gave him eye drops and he was fine. Now he is squinting again and his left eye is watering quite a bit. Should I take him to the vet? We have some eye drops from last time. Should I use those?

For those of you who wanted to know, he has now healed up. It was just a simple infection. Thats why I was hesitant to bother the vet, because we had some eye drops from when he had that last time. Thanks for the help.

  • I would. It might be nothing, but it could be a serious infection. – keshlam Apr 3 '16 at 6:05
  • Go to a vet.... – Vahx Apr 3 '16 at 8:37
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Yes you should. An experienced veterinarian will be able to tell you whether it is infection of the sclera or conjunctiva (bacterial and/or viral), cataracts, glaucoma (very serious!), injuries with corneal ulceration, allergies, chemical irritation, something stuck in the eye or nerve damage.

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Yes, go to the vet. It could be an infection (as mentioned in comments) or it could be something else. A hands on assessment by a trained professional is the best choice in your situation.

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