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I Think My New Kitten Has A Cold

I adopted him from a shelter last week. Went to the vet 48 hours later. Thought he looked fine. They tested him before I got him too. Now he's sneezing a lot. He has a bit of diarrhea too, but that could be from all the wet food I'm giving him. He's small, and doesn't seem into the dry stuff yet. He cries when he uses the litterbox. He was neutered the day before I got him. I'm thinking he could still be sore. He is going though. I'm also not sure if he's still just getting used to his new environment. Anyway, are cats known to get colds? I had a cat for 14 years who never got one. This little guy has been sneezing on me. He's galloping around, all active. He doesn't appear sick, but I know that means absolutely nothing. I just started putting on the central air a week ago. I think that may be the culprit -- however, like I said, he was in a shelter a week ago, and he was at the vet. I don't know if he picked anything up there. He wasn't sneezing when I first brought him home. His cat tree is near a vent. It's a huge cat condo. There's not many places I can put it, and he loves it. I'm trying to find something to close the vent, one of those magnet shields. It's a really old vent. It's not going to close enough so that tons of air doesn't come flowing out. I really hope he doesn't have a fever. I'm taking him to the vet tonight. I'm not going to wait. Are cat colds really bad? BTW, do cats cough? Mine isn't. I'm just curious if they get colds like humans. Oh, and he's short-haired. My last cat was long. Maybe that's why he didn't mind the air -- then again, I didn't have some big ass cat tree for him near a vent. I'm going to see about getting this little guy some sort of quilt, something he could get into. He seems to like doing that with the beds, and pillows on the couch. I bought him a cat bed. He's not interested. I bought ten billion things for him, and the bed's the only thing he won't get into. It's not too big, not too small either. Its part of Martha Stewart's pet collection. Dumb bitch!


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