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My cat got some paint on his paw and we couldn't get it all
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My "son" is a 12 year old, approx 11 lb main coon mix. He's
My "son" is a 12 year old, approx 11 lb main coon mix. He's been having eye issues for a while and was seen by the vet a few months ago. He was put on a 2 week course of oral ABX and TobramycinOphthal… read more
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Our cat stepped in a gel stain and has it on two of her
Our cat stepped in a gel stain and has it on two of her paws. We have rinsed her paws but she is licking them. Is this dangerous?… read more
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The hair on my cats adomen never grew back after she was
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Hi. I have a 2 year old male cat with long fur. I have noticed
Hi. I have a 2 year old male cat with long fur. I have noticed that he has been biting the back of his rear right leg until the fur was chewed off and a sore spot developed that looks like it may have… read more
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My Maine Coon cat Beaudie has a slight dry skin issue that
My Maine Coon cat Beaudie has a slight dry skin issue that flares up at times; I work with aromatherapy and herbal compounds so rather than apply some unknown ointment or other such medication, I crea… read more
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My cat has been licking/chewing her fur off of her hind legs,
My cat has been licking/chewing her fur off of her hind legs, parts of her belly and front legs. This began a year and a half ago when we were staying at a house with another cat for a couple of month… read more
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My cat has a rash on her belly. I am tryong to determine whether
My cat has a rash on her belly. I am tryong to determine whether it is fleas or a rash. We have bathed her in a medicated wash to see if it allergic dermatitis. To soothe the rash is aloe vera gel saf… read more
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My adult cat age 4. She has had a small sore on her tummy for
My adult cat age 4. She has had a small sore on her tummy for about a month now by her tail end right side nipple. it is about a inch long and a forth of a inch wide. She will not stop licking at it w… read more
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My cat is about 8 years old. She started licking off her
My cat is about 8 years old. She started licking off her fur on her belly & this year is licking the hair off her legs. What can I do to get her to stop? I have tried Bitter Yuck, At Ease, Calm down, … read more
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I have a 9year old female cat who unfortunately had to have
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My five year old cat has developed some skin lesions that she
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crusty: neutered male (unknown breed..around the collar area..fur
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My cat slightly burned her paw on a hot fireplace screen.
My cat slightly burned her paw on a hot fireplace screen. She has a small blisters on the tips of two pads on the bottom of one paw. What do we do for treatment?… read more
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my cat, for months now, has been licking the fur off of her back, hind legs and belly. took her to the vet, they say she is allergic to fleas! well, she is now 7 and the first 5 years of her life was … read more
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Hi, One of my 7 cats has a bad skin complaint but up til now
Hi, One of my 7 cats has a bad skin complaint but up til now Ive been keeping her comfortable with aloe vera gel (for animals) and it seemed to work. But lately she seems to have got worse and is losi… read more
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