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My cat is eleven years old. I have noticed that he has lost
My cat is eleven years old. I have noticed that he has lost most of the fur on his belly and hind legs. His stomach is hanging and loose all of a sudden. He has always been slim and trim. Is this a si… read more
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Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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We have four feral cats that are basically ours and have
We have four feral cats that are basically 'ours' and have been for over two years; however, it was a chore to catch them to neuter them, so I doubt that we will be able to catch the one that needs tr… read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Sorry about the first question - sent accidentally. My short
Sorry about the first question - sent accidentally. My short hair three year old spayed female has developed bare patches on her legs, the worst is on her front left leg but there are small areas on h… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
My 14 year old tabby has hair loss on her right leg area. She
My 14 year old tabby has hair loss on her right leg area. She is licking and biting in the same area.… read more
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Denise Colgrove
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: that is over a yr old she licks her self..spots..mange..humans
i have a cat that is over a yr old she licks her self so much she has lost a lot of hair on her legs and spots on her body i thought it might be mange she is an indoor cat never goes out i know i have… read more
CriticalCareVet
CriticalCareVet
Veterinary Specialist
Doctoral Degree
57,087 satisfied customers
My cat (age 14 years ) has lost large amounts of hair from
My cat (age 14 years ) has lost large amounts of hair from her belly, back of front legs, outer and inner back legs and thighs. I do not see excessive licking or biting of affected areas. Our vet trea… read more
Doctor 4 Cats
Doctor 4 Cats
Owner- Cat Hospital
Doctoral Degree
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cat: abscess on right ear, left eye is infected, color..acts..shots
neighbors neglected cat has a abscess on right ear, left eye is infected, color in that eye has changed and is loosing hair. acts as if he is in pain, but will eat. Dought if the cat has ever had any … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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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
cat: My 8 year..his stomach and paws..parasites..Rescue
My 8 year old cat has been licking and biting his stomach and paws for the last month and has lost all his hair in those areas. The vet could not find parasites when they did a scrape so they prescrib… read more
Steve O.
Steve O.
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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cat: hair..allergic..Boots is on special food and has monthly shots.
Why will a cat pull its hair out? We have had him tested (sent to Texas), and found him allergic to numerous things. Boots is on special food and has monthly shots. He is very playful and likes lots o… read more
Doctor Jeff
Doctor Jeff
VP and Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,747 satisfied customers
New neighbour has a long haired Tom with elipitical shaped
New neighbour has a long haired Tom with elipitical shaped area on left flank about size of a tennis ball, with sores. These are raised round lumps, which obviously he licks and then they become blood… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
cat: has some spots on her right..hair..bald, just thinner...itching
My cat has some spots on her right back leg and on the inside of both back legs where she has lost some hair. It's not bald, just thinner. She's not itching and is still the same active cat in terms o… read more
Denver ER Doc
Denver ER Doc
Veterinary Acupuncturist, Locum
Doctoral Degree
1,250 satisfied customers
My cat has a dark gray patch of skin/hair on her back near
My cat has a dark gray patch of skin/hair on her back near her tail. The hair in this 1" by 1" patch is coarse and short. The skin does not appear to be raised. I have just noticed this lately. Also, … read more
BestFriendsVet
BestFriendsVet
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
375 satisfied customers
3 months ago my cat was severely injured. She has since healed
3 months ago my cat was severely injured. She has since healed nearly completely. However there are 2 patches of skin in an unaffected area that have gone hairless the size of a dine and quarter. and … read more
Dr. Karen
Dr. Karen
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine
632 satisfied customers
My friend has a short haired siamese cat that has a matted
My friend has a short haired siamese cat that has a matted hair spot on his back. Whenever she trys to comb it out he fusses and runs away. it seems like it hurts. Is there a skin or hair condition th… read more
Dr. Jennifer
Dr. Jennifer
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
114 satisfied customers
My 5 yr old female cat has lost most of her hair on her lower
My 5 yr old female cat has lost most of her hair on her lower belly and I just noticed that her hind legs are starting to loose hair as well. She has a small fuzz of hair left on her belly. She eats m… read more
Dr Z
Dr Z
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,715 satisfied customers
cats: one female..female has bald spots appearing on her back legs
I have two cats, littermates, one female the other male. We moved cross-country 2 months ago. Since then, the female has bald spots appearing on her back legs, primarily the inside of her "thighs" and… read more
Dr. K
Dr. K
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,462 satisfied customers
cat: hair loss..no itching, no skin irritation or blemishes..belly
My cat is suffering from hair loss. I thought it might be mange, but she has none of the other symptoms of mange and does not look anything like the photos I've seen. She has no itching, no skin irrit… read more
Dr. P
Dr. P
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
801 satisfied customers
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