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My 2 cats seem to have some strange worm or parasitical

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My 2 cats seem to have some strange worm or parasitical creature living under their skin! The cats were going outside, but just on our 2nd story deck . We live in Southern California. I am at my wits end! They are both Devon Rex cats. Shaving them seems to bring them relief from the things. Otherwise, they scratch alot and are definitely acting sickly. No one seems to be able to help me or come up with an answer. Can you help us, please!?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) What symptoms are you seeing?
2) Any pictures?
3) Do they scratch if they stay inside?