What does it mean when a kitten has black stuff in his nose?
My kitten also closes one eye and winks. He has been very sleepy, too. He's sneezed a bit and just doesn't seem himself.
It means he has boogers!
My kittens boogers dry black. The vet told me it's important to wipe them out with either your finger or a wet cloth.
Could be black from him getting his nose into something or from dried cat litter dust. Either way, a runny nose and an eye partially closed indicates a possible upper respiratory infection. Especially since he doesn't seem like himself, it's likely that he's not feeling well and will need antibiotics. Good luck!
I just asked my vet this question as my 5 month old kitten (a Ragdoll) gets them occasionally. He said it could be from an upper respiratory infection which is very common for kittens to have. Also he came from a humid climate to a very dry one so I think that could contribute, as well as the stress of traveling here on a plane.
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