One of our cats woke up this morning with an oozy/watery eye. Clear fluid and…

One of our cats woke up this morning with an oozy/watery eye. Clear fluid and gooey looking. I have erythromycin at home, but she is pregnant. Is it safe to use this on her? thank you, ~kelly

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Krista Magnifico
7 years ago

Hello Kelly, Many Thanks for your question. There are many concerns we have prescribing medications to pregnant pets. Most ophthalmic medications are systemically absorbed so anything we put in the eye can and often will, end up on the body. Very dangerous and scary information when we are concerned about impacting the unborn and developing babies. In general we play it safe with any pregnant pet. I think it is imperative to try to get a diagnosis of what may be causing the eye irritation before applying anything in the eye. My other long standing motto for eyes is that… Read more »