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My cat has started pulling chunks of fur out of s front and

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My cat has started pulling chunks of fur out of his front and side. I find little 'nests' of cat fur around the garden. Other than this he seems quite healthy and cheerful.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 4 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has he had these signs?

Are you seeing him pull out the chunks (since outside it can be related to other cats bothering Iti)?

Are you seeing any changes to the skin (ie pimples, pustules, scabs, sores, ulcers, redness, dander, or crusting)?

When did you last treat for fleas? What did you use?

Any diet change in the 4-6 weeks before this started?

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