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What should I do when my kitten catches a cold?

Only a couple of viruses cause a majority of kitten colds. As long as your kitten is up to date with her vaccinations, she should be protected against the virus.
What should I look out for?
Three classic indicators of kitten cold are:
Goo in her eyes
Gunk coming out of her nose
Loss of appetite
What to do?
Colds are very contagious. If you have other cats, keep them isolated. 
She may not want to eat much, so ensure that your kitten has plenty of fresh food and water available. Keep her warm and if required heat her food just a bit above room temperature.
Never ever give her over-the-counter medicine meant for humans. Please consult your vet if you are considering medication
Since most of the symptoms are mild, they should respond to careful nursing even at home. Don’t forget to pamper her plenty!
In case you need any more advice or reassurance, speak to your vet.
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