[quote=Barblynnp;1605743]I called the person who I am fostering through and she didn't give me the ok to take him to a vet yet.
From one foster mother to another...been there, done that & got the "t" shirt!! Do not panic.He is only 6 weeks old and with his momma and sibblings. He only just started not eating today because he is having trouble breathing.
I have a similar situation going on here now...have 5 little ones w/momma cat (babies are just 2.5 wks. old) and 1 baby is not nursing. Poor little baby is congested so badly that when he tries to nurse and/or bottle-feeds he can't breathe...little nose is so clogged up that it is hard for him to close his mouth.
So...what I have been doing is syringe feeding for now, have some nosedrops that I believe are called "Little Noses" which is very hard to do...nostrils are the size of a pin prick & got my hands on a nebulizer. Does your organization have a nebulizer that you can use? I only did it once last night but it seems that it loosened up the "gunk" a bit. If you can't get your hands on a nebulizer, I would take him into the bathroom w/you, close the door, and get that hot water blasting to create steam in the room. That should help in loosening up the "gunk".
If you have syringes, try some KMR (formula) so he doesn't get dehydrated...always going to the sides of the mouth, not directly in front.
Let us know how it goes when you get home...and try not to panic. I know it's hard w/these little ones...I must be totally grey under the blonde I have