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Experience:  Expert in feline health and behavior. 20 years experience with cats.
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Thanks in advance. my cat has some scarring on her back,

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Customer: hi, thanks for help in advance. my cat has some scarring on her back, defo not fleas as she has been treated as a precaut precaution, however we've recently got a budgie who I spotted what I thought was a tiny spider. could the two issues be related?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: my cat is constantly cleaning her tail and has been sick a number of times. my bird only just recently is loosing feathers
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Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr. Jo replied 12 months ago.

Hello,

I'm Dr. Jo - a licensed veterinarian with more than 20 years of experience with both cats and birds -- and I'm here to help you with your question about your cat and your budgie.

Expert:  Dr. Jo replied 12 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Jo replied 12 months ago.

Hello,

It appears you are not online and available to discuss your question about your cat and budgie. I'm sorry I missed the opportunity to have a live conversation with you. I will OPT OUT now so your question is available to other experts when you return online.

Thank you.

Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.

Hello,

Does the rash look like this?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miliary_dermatitis

Kind regards,

Terri