We love our tabby cats, and when they have problems, it can be very distressing. Just like people can have health issues, our pets health and quality of life can be endangered by such things like a cat eye disorder.
Tabby cat eye problems like disease are not very common be cause they usually take pretty good care of cleaning themselves, however there are some disorders that don't result from unkemptness and there are also those that occur due to injury.
When our beloved pets do get eye troubles, it can be very painful. A very serious feline eye problem is inflammation of the blood vessels. And take Glaucoma for instance. This particular eye disorder promotes a fluid build up within the eye causing pressure to increase as time goes on without care.
With Glaucoma, it can be difficult to catch because you have to look at your cats pupils and detect a slight size variation between the two. So it is important to take your cat to use the health centers latest resources in a veterinarians care.
This really too sort of an article to have all the disorders explained- but some of the more common cat eye disorders are retinal degeneration, conjunctivitis, cloudy eyes, iris melanoma, hyperactive tear drainage system, and Glaucoma.
Sometimes things like draining tear ducts are normal occurrences washing away dust or foreign body debris that your cat may have on the surface of their eyes or some sort of allergy. But if excessive tearing is a constant issue, then the services of a veterinarian are highly suggested.
Treating eye problems for your cat may be as simple as using saline (salt water solution) or warm water and a cotton tipped applicator to wash the area around the eye and then to keep them under close watch to see if there are any other symptoms or increasing occurrences. Or you may need weeks of application of antibiotic ophthalmic ointment or other pet care medication drops to help resolve the health issue.