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12 year old male cat - indoor/outdoor lifestyle- - well
12 year old male cat - indoor/outdoor lifestyle- - well loved - losing clumps of fur not associated with shedding as it began in early winter and continues - visits vet 2x year for checkups, shots, et… read more
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I just adopted him about 9 days ago. 3 days ago he started sneezing off and on. Thenal drainage the sneezing almost stopped for the last two days but I noticed a couple of hours ago he had some nasal … read more
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My 16 year old cat's hair is falling out in clumps. Could it
My 16 year old cat's hair is falling out in clumps. Could it be his diet? He only eats dry food and we've been buying store brand kibble.… read more
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We have two cats. One's about 9 years old and the other is
We have two cats. One's about 9 years old and the other is about 3. We feed them one can of Fancy Feast (one can for the two cats) in the morning and a cup (on cup for the two cats) of Science Diet Ad… read more
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My cat has been starting about a week now to pull his hair.
My cat has been starting about a week now to pull his hair. He leaves behind him clump of hair and this habit started just recently. For about 11 months he has been under this medication for his thyro… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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My female cat is 18 years old; she is losing her fur in tufts
My female cat is 18 years old; she is losing her fur in tufts or clumps. When these clumps form on her I've tried to remove them but she won't let me. It seems like it hurts unless they fall on their … read more
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Dr. Kara
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I have 2 cats and the older(3 yrs) one sheds an abnormanl amount
I have 2 cats and the older(3 yrs) one sheds an abnormanl amount . Also he pulls fur from his body, not any special place!! I have clumps of hair all over my house.… read more
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My cat fur is coming out in clumps. she has lost weight but
My cat fur is coming out in clumps. she has lost weight but was never a fat cat. she is 15 years old. Drinks lots of water and urinates alot too. otherwise she seems healthly and active. I haven't had… read more
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Dr. Peter
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My cat is a long hair breed and he seems to lose a lot of hair
My cat is a long hair breed and he seems to lose a lot of hair he dos'nt scratch much or at all. He lives on an enclosed patio and inside the house. about six months ago I set him free and he would go… read more
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Dr. Scarlett
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cats: They eat Fancy Feast canned food and iams dry food...food today
My cats are 7 and 9. They eat Fancy Feast canned food and Iams dry food. When I was buying their food today, I saw that Iams makes dry food for 7+ old cats. How do older cats' nutritional needs change… read more
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my male cat is a short haired male grey tabby 11 years old
my male cat is a short haired male grey tabby 11 years old and neutered. he has a very scurvy,dry loose skin, like dandruff . He's fine in himself, eats well and is active etc. the coat though looks w… read more
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My cat is almost 3 years old and he vomits alot, especially
My cat is almost 3 years old and he vomits alot, especially after eating some kinds of moist can food, can he have a sensitive stomach or should I stop feeding him moist food altogether. His vomit is … read more
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cats: Our 15 year old female hardley poops at all and NEVER smells!
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Doctoral Degree
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Have a 12 year old neutered male mixed breed cat. Started
Have a 12 year old neutered male mixed breed cat. Started losing hair and weight 5 weeks ago. Hair started falling out in clumps. Has several bald spots with some breaks in skin. Has lost substantial … read more
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cat: 12 year old..year old male..that has been losing weight
Hi, I have a 12 year old male cat that has been losing weight for at least 6 months. I took him to the vet and he ruled out thyroid and diabetes. He does eat, I don't how much as it has been free will… read more
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I have a 6 yr old male cat that has started losing clumps of
I have a 6 yr old male cat that has started losing clumps of hair, not enough to leave blank spots, but we find hair every day. I have had cats al my life, probably 13 all together in 60 yrs. never ca… read more
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cat: is a 12 year old male,red,Tabby named sam..tons of hair
My cat is a 12 year old male,red,Tabby named Sam. He is shedding terribly and has the worst dandruff. I brush out tons of hair since he has a difficult time on his back and shower him but nothing help… read more
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Dr. Peter
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cat: indoors..porch) and weighs 10 pounds..healthy..her belly
Hi Dr. Loretta, We have a 5 year-old short-haired female cat (indoors only, but has free access to screened in porch) and weighs 10 pounds. She is very healthy other than the fact that she started los… read more
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