Q. How can I help my cat with upper respiratory problems such as runny eyes and noes, heaving, and sneezing?

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A. Cat flue is due to one of two viruses,Feline Herpes Virus 1 (FHV1) or Feline Calicivirus (FCV).You should keep your cat in quiet and warm environment,keep his eyes and nasal passages clear through regular removal of discharge with wet cotton wool,you can use a vaporizer in the room.Give him tasty smelly food like tin tuna because the nasal symptoms may not allow the cat to smell the food .If nasal and ocular discharges become thick and purulent or he is not eating you should take your cat to your vet for examination and possible antibiotics.

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