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After our last conversation, this evening I saw a bald spot
After our last conversation, this evening I saw a bald spot on my cat's head that wasn't there this morning. it seems fairly new.It does have a little brown to red color on the skin where the bald spo… read more
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I am concerned that she is licking and now there is patches
I am concerned that she is licking and now there is patches and no fur there and she now is down to her skin and I was thinking to put bactroban on it … read more
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She is biting her fur out and scratching her her skin. She
She is biting her fur out and scratching her her skin. She has bald spots all over … read more
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Back in November my cat was given ear drops for an
Hi there, back in November my cat was given ear drops for an infection. They told me bacterial and I was only able to get the drops in for 2.5 of the 7 days..she seemed to improve but now I have notic… read more
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Has a bald spot on the anterior lower front leg with redish
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My cat,Lulu, is 2 years old, beautiful soft white fur (Ive
My cat,Lulu, is 2 years old, beautiful soft white fur (I've been told she is a Turkish Van cat). She sheds more than any other long hair cat I have owned. She leaves big clumps of fur all over, howeve… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has tested negative (at the vets 3 cultures) for a
My cat has tested negative (at the vet's 3 cultures) for a culture growth for ringworm, yet has 4 spots on the nape of his neck of hairless patches. The spots range from the size of a dime to the size… read more
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My cat Wilson is losing the fur on her paws(where it started) and now on her front legs. She always had a luscious coat and has also lost weight. Other than this she seems healthy. I am wondering if t… read more
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My cat is 13 years old and overweight. She has a hard time
My cat is 13 years old and overweight. She has a hard time grooming and is dealing with matting issues. I've been brushing her to help with the matting. Three weeks ago I treated her with Frontline fo… read more
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Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has started to pull her fur out when grooming. I have
My cat has started to pull her fur out when grooming. I have used a flea treatment and groom her regularly, but can't find any trace of fleas. She does not have a rash and I can't see any signs of a s… read more
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Dr. Lee
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, I had my cat groomed yesterday and today I noticed 2
Hello, I had my cat groomed yesterday and today I noticed 2 bald spots on his neck. I know my cat was stressed out about being groomed, and I know the groomer was handling my cat by his scruff. Do you… read more
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Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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cats: wrestling..biting..quarter on his hind leg where the fur is gone
I have three cats. The two kittens play all the time, wrestling, biting and scraching. I noticed recently that the older cat (6mos) has a patch a little small than a quarter on his hind leg where the … read more
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Dr. Jenn
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Doctoral Degree
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dsh spayed female has licked her lower abdomen..rear legs..allergy
My 6 y/o DSH spayed female has licked her lower abdomen and inner rear legs until bare. My vet says it is an allergy. Cortisone shots have been given 4-6 weeks apart, but the baldness continues. She i… read more
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cat: to the vets as she was loosing her fur and had sores..allergic
About 2 months ago we took our cat to the vets as she was loosing her fur and had sores on her back they said she was allergic to fleas gave an injection and gave us some flea spot on stuff, but now i… read more
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My cat is pulling out her fur has lost half her body weight
My cat is pulling out her fur has lost half her body weight is on prozac but it is not helpipng what to do?… read more
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Dr. Debbie
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Doctoral Degree
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I pet her near the hind quaters for a couple..I came home..sensitive
Bela has been flinching when I pet her near the hind quaters for a couple of weeks. I thought she may have jumped the wrong way and strained something but, today I came home and she has a bald spot wh… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: 10 years old..scratching his right back leg..his tummy area..bald
my cat is 10 years old and recently he's been scratching his right back leg near his tummy area and now the front right leg too. He is losing the hair in those 2 spots (getting bald). I took him to th… read more
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Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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kitty: stray..few weeks ago with a large bald spot on its elbow
I have a stray kitty that I am keeping. It showed up a few weeks ago with a large bald spot on its "elbow". I couldn't tell what happened and it didn't look like it was hurting or anything was wrong w… read more
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