Chronic rhinitis is a long-standing inflammation of the lining of the nasal passages. It can develop in cats of all ages and frequently follows a mild infection of the upper respiratory system. Other causes of chronic rhinitis include viruses, fungi, irritating fumes or vapors, and allergy.
Important Points in Treatment
1. Chronic rhinitis may be very difficult to treat. In some cases, medication may be required for months. Occasionally surgical drainage of the sinuses is necessary.
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Chronic Rhinitis in Cats