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2 days ago, I inherited a very filthy, deeply matted cat

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2 days ago, I inherited a very filthy, deeply matted cat (domestic short hair) that is 18 yrs old. Washing is not going to be enough, but this is no longer the big issue. Last night, I noted something new: hair loss near his hind leg and upon further inspection, saw an ulcer in the middle of the hair loss. This morning, a 2nd ulcer is starting and more hair loss around that. Can't take him to a vet until Monday. What can this be? I have very limited funds to spend on a vet.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 1 year ago.


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Is TJ licking and biting at these ulcers? Are the surfaces of these ulcers dry or moist?

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