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We brought a 6 month old haired female kitten from our local
we brought a 6 month old long haired female kitten from our local pound. she has a bloody right inner ear. scratched at it alot. treated with antibiotic drops. she was ok for a few weeks but we took h… read more
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My moms cat is flicking her ears Looking around as if he is
My moms cat is flicking her ears Looking around as if he is seeing something Seems fearful This began a week ago… read more
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My car started scratching the hair off of the bottom of his
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My cat ( Ragamuffin about 3 years old) scratches her face and
My cat ( Ragamuffin about 3 years old) scratches her face and neck until she bleeds. She has open sores on her face/neck now. I put a soft e-collar on her but she figured out how to scratch. She also … read more
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2 year old desexed male cat is flicking ears (not much, but
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female cat about 10 yrs old. itchy all over. ears itchy. ears
female cat about 10 yrs old. itchy all over. ears itchy. ears sound squishy,and are greasy waxy when i clean them. q-tip is dark colored after cleaning. sheds horribly. chews on front legs. always wan… read more
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My 12 year old cat is very long haired and fluffy, part maincoon
My 12 year old cat is very long haired and fluffy, part maincoon and ?. For almost 2 years now she scratches her head, neck and ears. I have tried the duck and green pea foods from the vet, steriod sh… read more
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Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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My sphynx cat has had continual ear infections in both ears.
My sphynx cat has had continual ear infections in both ears. The black wax builds up and then she shows signs of tilting her head backwards and crying some clumsiness is displayed. We treat her via ve… read more
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My cat has recently licked an entire section of hair off of
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cat: sores..scratches..allergies..steriod shots and antibiotic shots
my cat has large sores on her neck, they are red and she scratches them until they bleed. I have taken her to the vet and was told she had allergies. She was getting steriod shots and antibiotic shots… read more
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my female 5 year old indoor cat is loosing the hair on and
my female 5 year old indoor cat is loosing the hair on and in her ears only. They get bumpy the she scratches and they bleed, when they heal over they flake white scales. this has been an ongoing prob… read more
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My cat has itchy bumps on her tail and backside. She is scratching
My cat has itchy bumps on her tail and backside. She is scratching her ears and neck until they are now raw and scabby. She scratches her ears when I rub/scratch her itchy back and tail. I rescued her… read more
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My feline has had intense itching, shaking her head, scratching
My feline has had intense itching, shaking her head, scratching and biting herself, and licking herself. She's 12, indoor-cat, and has been in great health--up until the last 2 weeks. I brought her to… read more
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Dear Doctor, we have a one year old female cat with an almost
Dear Doctor, we have a one year old female cat with an almost two month allergy problem. She has itchy ears which she scratches and a tail that she cleans often. The cat was diagnosed by the vets as a… read more
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