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My cat is scratching a spot on her back, right below her

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My cat is scratching a spot on her back, right below her neck. It seemed to be getting better but is bleeding again. The fur around the area has fallen out. How can I get her to stop scratching and let it heal?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  stacydvm replied 11 months ago.

Can you do the t shirt along with an e a collar (cone) around her head to prevent her from getting the shirt off? And using some hydro cortisone cream may help with the itchiness

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
She has hidden the shirt from me, I can't find it anywhere. Would you recommend claw covers?
Expert:  stacydvm replied 11 months ago.

Yes, soft paws may help! Try to purchase a baby onesie, may stay on better!

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
That's what I bought and cut off the snap part. She is Houdini. I'll try to put the claw covers on since I can't find the shirt. Thank you!
Expert:  stacydvm replied 11 months ago.

Good luck!