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Where's my Baby- Boy!
Purred: Fri Apr 2, '10 7:14am PST 
I just picked up my 9 week old kitten from the airport yesterday. He had a long trip to get to me. He was loaded with pee. The whole ride home he groomed himself obsessively. I noticed when I took him out of the cage that his eyes and nose were running. A little while later he went poop (soft) and then a little bit later went again and 2 drops of blood came out when he had finished. Should I be concerned? Anyone know what it may be caused from.

ALSO...I noticed he has bald spots along the inside of his back legs and lower stomach. What is that from???

GC Rdreams- Golden- Bamboo of Po

Purred: Mon Apr 12, '10 3:29am PST 
I hope that by now you have taken him to the vet. I have to say that I am surprised a breeder would let a baby this young go to a new home. Persians are generally slow to develop and need to stay with the mother until at least 12 weeks - 16 is better. The runny nose could have been from stress as well as the urine on him at the time of arrival, especially if it was a long flight. I always take a new cat to the vet for a check up within 24 to 48 hours after getting them. If there are other cats in the house I suggest keeping them apart for a minimum of 2 weeks. This is a precaution against spreading disease.