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Third eyelid visible and eye seems swollen

Aunt Caffy

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6D083353-11F4-41F4-B56D-C6CCBA54BA01.jpeg C01E2411-AE50-427C-90DA-C4AA69383909.jpeg I just noticed this tonight. I’m worried and left a message with the vet’s emergency paging service because it came on so suddenly.
 

Aunt Caffy

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It seems to have settled down a bit. I’m still going to call the vet when they open tomorrow.
 

wellington

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Try some over the counter eye rinse or just some warm water. Might just be something in it.
 

Aunt Caffy

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Try some over the counter eye rinse or just some warm water. Might just be something in it.
I rinsed her eye after we got inside. That might be why it seemed to settle down. I noticed the problem with Rowan’s eye right after she chugged down a grubworm. I’m going to check her again before I go to bed.
 
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