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#1 of 7 Old 10-22-2005, 03:25 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I have a kitten that has a sore on its leg. Is there something I can use at home to clean it so it will not get infected.
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I'd try hydrogen peroxide as long as the wound isn't too big or deep.

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I would say the peroxide also and depending on the wound maybe some antibiotic cream like neosporin(if its more of a sore. You might have to wrap it so the kitty won't bite at it.
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soak with warm compresses 1st....

the hydro per/ may may it itch & they kitty will bite @ it...
let it ooze. give it a several hours b/f you put ointment on it so kitty will lick ointment

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What's the sore from? How big is it, and what does it look like?

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It is about the size of a dime and it is without hair....just skin and it might be infected. I think my other kitten has bitten it bc it keeps licking the other kittens sore. I think the kitten may have vampire tendences. I tried to seperate them but they cry. What would you do?
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If the skin looks red and irritated and has a bunch of flakes, it could be ringworm. Check out the 'older dog skin condition' thread.

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