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Hello I am Dr RB and I am a small animal veterinarian. Most likely, it is either a bite wound from a cat fight that has formed an abscess or, if you live in a humid environment, a small bot larvae in the wound that has created any abscess. The very thing to do is to take Evlynn to your regular DVM tomorrow so they can sedate her, flush and clean the wound and give her antibiotics for the infection and pain medications for the swelling. Until that time, I would keep her inside your house or garage so the contamination from the environment doesn't make the wound worse; cat wounds are very susceptible for fly larvae (e.g. maggots) which can cause really severe tissue damage so I would have your DVM look at her right away;)
Yes, it looks like a bite wound and will definitely require veterinary care as soon as possible. Depending on how deep the pocket is and how the underlying tissue looks when it is flushed out, it may require surgical debridement involving trimming of the infected areas of tissue.. I would keep her in crate or enclosed area tonight and take her in to your regular DVM in the morning. It is likely they will keep her for several hours so you could drop her off in the morning if you have places to be:)
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