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Second opinion] she seems to be losing hair around her ears,
Second opinion] Hi Pearl, she seems to be losing hair around her ears … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My cat Solomon started losing fur on the ears first, then
My cat Solomon started losing fur on the ears first, then along the neck. I took him to the vet and we but him on a spot treatment in case of mange, even though there weren't any from the skin sample.… read more
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Associate Degree
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She has a black kind of crusty area on her nose going up to
she has a black kind of crusty area on her nose going up to her eye … read more
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Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,293 satisfied customers
My cat is scratching above s right eye and much of the fur
My cat is scratching above his right eye and much of the fur is gone there. He is an indoor cat and also scratches his ears. I do not see anything there - no redness or lesions.. he had no claws so he… read more
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Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
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Our 7 month old spayed kitten has developed a bald spot
Hi, our 7 month old spayed kitten has developed a bald spot behind her left ear. its quite large (about 1.5 inch in diameter) and has a couple of pinpick sized scabs in it… read more
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Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,293 satisfied customers
I have a 7 year old male Tonkinese that is an indoor cat, its
I have a 7 year old male Tonkinese that is an indoor cat, its been about a month now that he has been losing some hair on one of his ears, he does not scratch it, its not inflammed, red, crusty...I ha… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,699 satisfied customers
I just noticed my cat seems to have hair loss on ears and above
I just noticed my cat seems to have hair loss on ears and above eyes. Also had some clear gel consistency drainage on his mouth and was licking his lips almost constantly. He was scratching an ear for… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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my cat constantly licks herself and rips out her fur on her
my cat constantly licks herself and rips out her fur on her haunches and chest, why is she doing this?… read more
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Dr. Bruce
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,656 satisfied customers
Ok I have a 6yr old female cat that has licked all the hair
Ok I have a 6yr old female cat that has licked all the hair off her under side and spots on her legs. (Just a quick back note...we moved to FL from CO about two yrs ago.) I took her to the vet about 6… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,076 satisfied customers
kitty: short-hair..bare patch of skin behind his ear on one side..lime
I have a 17 yr. old domestic short-hair kitty, my Meir Meir. He has a bare patch of skin behind his ear on one side and down his neck, about the size of the surface area of a small lime. It is rough a… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,076 satisfied customers
cats: spots..ear..hair..out, and he is mostly bald in this area alone
Hello, I am hoping that someone can help me get some answers about the dark brown spots that have just emerged on the skin below my cats ear and above his eye. The hair in the spot has fallen out, and… read more
Dr. BJ Hughes
Dr. BJ Hughes
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,506 satisfied customers
My 9-yr-old, 15 lb, male cat has been on .5 mg of dexamethasone
My 9-yr-old, 15 lb, male cat has been on .5 mg of dexamethasone once daily for almost five weeks now for a urinary problem he has had for years-severe thickining of the bladder wall. I'm really worrie… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,959 satisfied customers
my 8 year old cat is losing his hair on both sides of his backside
my 8 year old cat is losing his hair on both sides of his backside & has open bloody sores. He was "lost" outside a couple of weeks ago & was obviously traumatized...but just now noticing this. He won… read more
Dr. Debbie
Dr. Debbie
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,730 satisfied customers
cat: feeding..long beautiful hair and when I first saw it, it looked
I have been feeding a ferel cat for a year. I think it is a boy, but not sure. He or She has long beautiful hair and when I first saw it, it looked like a racoon. It has responded to me and my husband… read more
Dr. Joey
Dr. Joey
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
4,372 satisfied customers
cat: loss of hair in front of both ears with some dark patches..treat
9 mounth neutered male cat has loss of hair in front of both ears with some dark patches on the skin slowly getting worse. What could I try to treat this?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a batch of kittens and 3 out of 5 of them have some
I have a batch of kittens and 3 out of 5 of them have some hair loss and skin crustiness either around their ear or around their eye. What is this, i've never seen it before.… read more
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Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
A young female cat is loosing the hair around her eyes. The
A young female cat is loosing the hair around her eyes. The exposed skin has brown spots and goes from her eyes to her ears. Both sides of the face are not equally affected. No drainage is seen from t… read more
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Dr. Christie
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,516 satisfied customers
cat: rescued..losing hair..Does this sound like ear mites?
I rescued a cat a while back, and he is good shape except he is losing hair around the base of both ears. Does this sound like ear mites? I recently lost my job, so going to the vet is a bit out of my… read more
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Dr. K
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Doctoral Degree
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