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Learn how to take care of a cat or kitten in this cat care and grooming video series from Howcast. You'll learn how to give your cat medicine; clean your cat's teeth; massage your cat; care for an elderly cat; clip your cat's nails; groom your cat; make your own kitty litter and cat scratching post or pad; keep your cat safe in the car; and much more.
You Will Need
- Sneezing patterns
- List of common irritants or allergens
Look for patterns in the cat's sneezing
Look for patterns in the cat's sneezing. Does the cat sneeze, for example, only when it uses the litter box, or after you've cleaned the house? If so, the cause of the sneezing may be an irritant or allergen.
Consider common irritants or allergens
Consider the most likely sources of the cat's sneezing. Common irritants or allergens may include cigarette smoke, perfume, pest sprays, cat litter, dust, and cleaning agents.
Consult a veterinarian
Consult a veterinarian if there does not appear to be any pattern in the cat's sneezing, or the sneezing is continuous.
Have the cat tested
Let the vet take a culture specimen from the cat if there is a possibility of an infection. If there is an infection, the test will be able to determine whether it is bacterial, viral, or fungal. Once detected, your furry friend's irritated sinuses will be on their way to recovery.