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Q. Two weeks ago cat appeared to have been stung or in a flight, vet gave two injections and seemed fine.a week later the same episode still no change

A. It might be a stung again, especially if he is one of those who like biting on insects. It could also be an allergic reaction to a plant outside.

If it only look swollen but the cat is active and eating well, you can try half a tab (25mg tab) of benadryl twice a day and see if it helps.

Benadryl has a very bad taste to it needs not to be crushed but given directly to the back of the mouth with your fingers or a pill applier.

If he doesn't seem well take him to the vet as it could still be serious or even an abscess.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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