Has your cat got one or both eyes reddened or swollen for some time now? Is your cat squinting sometimes or constantly? Maybe it is just a watery discharge from their eyes. If any of these has happened, then your cat might be suffering from cat eye conjunctivitis, which some people call the "squinting Cat" or pink eye.
For some cats this problem might be on and off, while in others it could last for a few months or in worst case scenarios; for years or sadly the entire life time of your beloved pet. I am sure you are asking what cat eye conjunctivitis is by the way. Cat eye conjunctivitis or pink eye is an inflammation of the mucous membrane which surrounds the eyeball.
How do you know if your cat has conjunctivitis?
There are tell-tale signs which should immediately alert you that all is not well with your pet. Some of these symptoms include:
Cat Conjunctivitis Treatment
The good news is that this condition in your cat can be treated. In some cases treatment might just be conventional treatment such as topical or oral antibiotics. For cases where your pet does not respond to this kind of conventional treatment, antiviral medications may be used.