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How old is she?
How long is she pulling fur and scratching?
I am sorry your baby has this trouble.
It sounds like feline alopecia or miliary dermatitis.
You want to avoid steroids because they can damage her kidneys.
Fortunately cats do not get as many skin conditions as dogs so they are much easier to diagnose and treat. They can be allergic reactions, fungus or infection.
Here is the most common with photos:
Stud tail:and feline acnehttp://www.kittens-lair.net/cat-health/feline-acne.html
Ringworm can be recurrent and is treated with a topical fungicide or a vaccine shot.
miliary dermatitis can come from a food allergy or the bite of even ONE flea.This is treated with one cortesone shot or neosporen it is safe it he licks a bit.
Granuloma is also usually allergic in nature and can be treated cortesone or antibiotics or both.
There is also alopecia which is usually symmetrical and can be self inflicted:
A staph infection is also a possibility and can recur at times when the immune system is weakened temporarily.
Please look at the photos and let me know which best relates to your cats issues and I will be happy to discuss this further with you.
Warmest best wishes,
Alopecia IS a stress related disorder so it is likely it acts up when she is bullied by the others.
You can apply plain neosporin to the sores.
She can take benedryl or chlortrimeton:
@ one mg per lb every 12 hours.
Get feliway and rescue remedy at a pet store to calm her down:
Please let me know how she is doing.
I hope she feels better very soon.
Best wishes for her
You can safely use bacroban on Nutmegs sores three times a day.
If you can get chlortrimetone it is a teeny pill. you can add a quarter pill to her food every 12 hours.
But do NOT use demethindene or mupirocine on her.
Best wishes for her,
Sorry, I thought Mupirocine was something else.
If it is bactroban it is safe to use it on nutmeg.
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