Checking a cat’s eyes for infection and assess whether you should take your cat to the veterinarian. If you see the following signs then the cat should be checked by a veterinarian: Visible discomfort (closing the eye); Yellow or green discharge; Dull surface to the eye; Enlarged blood vessels on the surface of the eye.
Clean eye discharge. If your cat has runny eyes or a discharge, use dampened cotton wool to wipe away the gunk. As the cotton wool become soiled, switch to a fresh piece. Use separate pieces for each eye.
If you are not sure about the eye infection, take your cat to the veterinarian so the infection can be assessed and treated.