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My cat has an allergy year round. Itching skin - neck, head,

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My cat has an allergy year round. Itching skin - neck, head, feet, legs. My vet said most likely food allergy. Had him on limited venison diet for 8 weeks. (No fish or chicken) But no change. Started giving other foods & seemed to get even worse. What should I look for in a food or is there something else I can do to relieve his itch.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 10 months ago.

Hi, I can help you with your question today.

Expert:  brisadog replied 10 months ago.

Instead of doing a limited ingredient food, I would use a hypoallergenic food such as Hills Z/D or Purina HA.

Expert:  brisadog replied 10 months ago.

Also, I would be looking for other possible causes such as metabolic diseases. I recommend checking some senior blood work if it hasn't already been done.

Expert:  brisadog replied 10 months ago.

Do the steroids seem to be helping?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I had him on Hills d/d venison for 8 weeks
The vet already did blood work
The steroids helped a little,but I don't want to keep him on steroids
I don't feel you have helped me.
I also feel I am being ripped off by this website, as you keep asking for more money with every click
Expert:  brisadog replied 10 months ago.

I'm sorry you feel that way. I do not control the website, I am just one of the experts. I can direct you to customer support.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
If its not going to cost me, please direct me to customer support