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My cat is sick but I do not know what is wrong with him and i
cant afford to take him to the vet. He is a little over 1 year
old. His eyes are swollen and red and they smell pretty bad.
His forehead is swollen and he is sneezing a lot. I am worried
about him. Can anyone help me?

I'm sorry to hear that your cat is so sick, he really does sound like he needs medical care.

If you cannot afford a vets bill please contact a local animal or cat charity in your area for help and advice, often they are able to help sick cats in distress as your cat is.

Please do not leave this, if he has an infection it could spread and get worse, if he has cat flu it could lead to future health problems.

please see my page about cat flu here for more information. but what your cat has needs to be properly diagnosed.

i hope you can find help for your cat soon

best wishes Kate


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Kate Tilmouth


I can answer most day to day cat problems encountered by owners. I have a good understanding of cat behaviour and problems which may arise from changes to their daily routine. I can advise on cat training including litter training and general day to day cat care issues. I am not a vet and therefore cannot answer medical questions.


I run my own cat website at and have been a dedicated cat owner for over 20 years. I have encountered many different cat problems and situations and feel that i have a good understanding of cats and cat ownership.

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Educated to High School level and have since worked for many years in a customer support based environment, gaining vocational qualifications.

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