Cats are particularly prone to eye infections, which can cause serious health risks. Protect your cat! Learn how to safely and easily give your cat eye drops or ointment, with advice from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London. To keep your pet healthy you have to be able to apply the medicine it needs. Tips include: wrap your cat in a towel to prevent her from scratching you and point the tip of the bottle at an angle, not directly down onto the eyeball.