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Does my cat have eye worms?

I managed to pull 5-6 strange elastic white-translucent organisms from Toby's eyes. I never witnessed them move. They're definitely not hairs, and using 19x macro lens I took some pictures of them, ...
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My dog's right eye is dislodged from the socket, do I need a second opinion?

My dog (he is a mix of a chihuahua and a Shih Tzu) just had an accident a few hours ago. His right eye appears to have popped out of his socket (but it's still attached), he has patches of scraped ...
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Did I damage my kitten by accidentally forcefully opening her eyes?

I might have accidentally opened the right eye of a week old kitten. I was holding her head in order to place the feeding bottle in her mouth. She then squirmed (like she always does when trying to ...
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My cat has a wormy eye discharge

I have 2 cats in my house, both Ragdolls, age 6-7 months each. The older one of the two has recurring eye discharge which you can see in the images: https://imgur.com/a/NjC5CTF . Video: https://...
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Indian Tortoise all puffy

We have two baby tortoise (twins - from the same egg). Recently we went on holiday for Christmas and left both Elmo and Leon at a pet boarding (which had good reviews). When we came back yesterday ...
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Dog with red eye because sleeps with eye opened (photo)

I adopted an old boxer that sleeps with one eye a little open. This part of the eye is red and I think is because it get dry. Is there any nutrient or solution so he close his eye while he sleeps? ...
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Cat eye infection

The mother cat gave birth to three kittens in our backyard. After the first month, I noticed one of the kittens' eyes has some "rheum" and is semi closed. I thought maybe it'd go away by it self (bad ...
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One eye iris discoloring on the edge

Few weeks back, I noticed my cat's left eye iris is discoloring from the corner (brownish red, iris is gold color). She is 8 years old, female. She has no other complaint whatsoever. I know I should ...
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What's with these cats' eyes?

They are siblings. Their mother has good eyes. It seems that the eyes of the other two siblings are OK; but with these two, something is wrong.
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Growing black stain in a dog's lower eyelid

Background I have a 2.5 years old male, mixed breed dog. We believe his ancestry is mainly cocker spaniel, with a fair amount of poodle and maybe some other thing. He is in general good health, he ...
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What can I do for a stray cat having an eye infection

Last week I found a neighborhood stray cat (he often comes in my yard) is having an eye infection. His right eye appears to be half closed and abnormal with white eye discharge. His left eye looks ...
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Why are my old cat's pupils always dilated?

My cat is probably around 25 years old. She still has decent vision, hearing, jumps up onto my chair, no apparent arthritis or any other health issues. The vet said she's fine. The only odd thing is ...
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Cause of eye gunk from dogs eye?

I have an American bulldog and she's 2 years old. I've noticed this for some time right now but I just wanted to know. Every time I see her in the morning she would come up to me and rub her head ...
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Leopard gecko not eating and suffering from eye problems

I don't know how old my leopard gecko is, but I've had him for a few years. He used to eat fine, but I would always have a bit of trouble getting him to eat... it got worse and worse. I didn't have a ...
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First aid for dog's irritated eye

Yesterday evening I noticed my dog rubbing one of his eyes with his front paw. Today his rubbing continues and the eye is slightly red, but I'm not sure if it's infected or "just" irritated. ...
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Pink eye/Conjunctivitis or URI?

TL;DR at bottom I've gotten a kitten at the start of this month (September). From the first day, she has had eye discharge in one eye, and has to sneeze every now and then. I was concerned, and ...
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How to cure kitten whose eye is closed and dripping with puss?

The feral kitten at our home who doesn't like to get picked up or held and runs away when we try to do so has hurt herself. I don't know exactly what happened but I think that something pricked her ...
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My cat rubs his eyes on objects all the time

My cat has this weird behaviour where he will rub his eyes on objects. Like sharp objects some times. He does this repeatedly. Sometimes for several minutes without stopping. A video of him doing it ...
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Our cat has dry itchy “eyelids” and keeps scratching them, how to stop this?

Our cat has had an issue with both eyes for the last two weeks. It started with some small eye discharge (similar to "sleep" in our eyes) and infrequently watery however he seems to have taken to ...
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What disease causes a dog to lose their vision seemingly over night?

Her eyes are cloudy and I would have seen that, long before now. We're each other's emotional support buddies. It wasn't till her vision was gone, that I noticed any changes in her eyes. First, ...
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Is very slight anisocoria (differing size of pupils) and also quite slight ptosis (basically droopy eyelid) problematic?

I've noticed that my cat's left pupil is tho very slightly but consistently larger than the other one. There's also a slight droopiness of the eyelid on that same eye. Both of these are hardly ...