• My cat has green goo coming out of his eye and he keeps wincing it. This happened before and we were given a topical antibiotic which didn’t do anything. After about 3 weeks it cleared up on its own but now it’s back. What could be causing this and what can we do to help him? Thank you!!

    I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian as soon as possible. The combination of the green discharge and the wincing is concerning as these can be a sign of a serious eye issue. The wincing means that it is likely painful as well. There can be a few different causes for this including infection, feline herpes virus, an eye injury, or even something that can permanently affect vision like glaucoma. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of the symptoms after they have examined him. They may recommend some specialized eye tests to help diagnose or rule out certain diseases. The treatment that he needs will depend on the underlying cause and severity of his symptoms.

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