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    Can cats take benadryl?
     
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    yea but you got to get the right dosage how big is the cat? lbs
     
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    about 7 pounds
     
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    she's sneezing, then she's stopped up, her eyes are running. she has allergies.
     
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    why ...too? why you want to give the cat this?
     
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    i dont know mixed reviews of doing this....


    lets get sy in on this...she would know more....fostering cats and all....i have never used it...

    i would just use a warm wet cloth to wipe the eyes and nose clean....

    what did the vet suggest...???
     
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    Children's Benadryl

    1. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl®) – Dogs and cats can be given 1-2 mg.per lb every eight hours. This can be used to treat allergic reactions, and it also has some anti-anxiety and anti-vertigo effects. As a general rule, it is pretty safe stuff. The primary side effect is drowsiness, so please do not allow your pet to drink alcohol or operate heavy machinery while taking it.
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    Children's Benadryl for cats, what is the correct dosage? - Yahoo! Answers
     
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    so far...dont use liquid...o thats a bummer for sure....has additives....i would crush the pill and put it in wet food...but it has some side effect issues
     
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    for a cat, drowsiness is not a problem. I'll pick some children's up tomorrow. Thanks.
     
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    google does not a vet make......
     

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