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My cat has a strange open patch of skin under her chin. I'm
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My mom just noticed a raw patch with no hair under har cat's
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My ten year old male tabby has scabs under his chin, should
My ten year old male brown tabby has scabs under his chin, should I worry? … read more
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I have an eight year old, male, orange tabby cat. He is a
Hello. I have an eight year old, male, orange tabby cat. He is a little on the chunky side at 17 lbs. I took him to our vet because he has ALWAYS had very noisy breathing - just on inhalation. He soun… read more
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After a week I removed my cats flea collar and found a large
After a week I removed my cats flea collar and found a large patch of red irritated skin on his neck and a scabby patch under his chin. How should I treat these areas?… read more
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My 5 year old heavy weight orange tabby male has developed
My 5 year old heavy weight orange tabby male has developed a crusty, black buildup (looks like dried blood/scab) around the rim of his mouth. I noticed it about 5 days ago, and decided to let it run i… read more
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cat: four-year-old..year-old spayed..short haired..white fur
In the last 2 months, our four-year-old spayed domestic short haired cat has developed a dark spot, about 1 cm in diameter, in the white fur on the underside of her chin. The skin feels slightly rough… read more
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I have a 2 and a half year old neutered male domestic cat.
I have a 2 and a half year old neutered male domestic cat. Lately I have noticed that he scratches excessively under his chin, and when I took a look, its very dry and irritated, with alot of the hair… read more
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Dr. Andy
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my cats urine was like jelly this morning hes 1yr 1mo unneutered
my cats urine was like jelly this morning he's 1yr 1mo unneutered male stressed right now because i'm not letting him out until he gets shots and is fixed. spends all night yowling and scratching at d… read more
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Dr. Drew
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a four year old male cat. About a week ago I felt a
I have a four year old male cat. About a week ago I felt a small scab under his chin. I washed it with a little warm water and the scab came off and it bled a little. I just figured that he got into a… read more
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What would cause a sudden hair loss on a very old cat He
What would cause a sudden hair loss on a very old cat? He is 20 and last week started shedding huge amounts of hair under his chin and around his neck.… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my cat has sores under her chin that she just got recently.
my cat has sores under her chin that she just got recently. she keeps scratching them so much that they are scabbing and bleeding. she is an indoor cat and has not been exposed to anything new or diff… read more
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Dr. Catherine
Doctoral Degree
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cat: my 11..hind legs and underside of tail..licks
my 11-y/o male neutered indoor cat has for the past few weeks developed hairloss anal,backof hind legs and underside of tail. Scratches and licks frequently. Skin appears normal. He seems thinner, but… read more
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Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
cat: scabs..long-haired and his brothers are short-haired...tail
My cat, Hulk is a year old, and has scabs on his neck and under his chin. He is a long-haired and his brothers are short-haired. He has also started pulling the hair off the tip of his tail. I think t… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: My 1 year..him 8.1 mg phenobarbital every 12 hours..2 seizures
My 1 year old neutered male cat has just been diagnosed with epilepsy, about 6 weeks ago. I am giving him 8.1 mg phenobarbital every 12 hours and his symptoms are controlled, except for 2 seizures tha… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my cats have scabs under their chins/necks and down their backs
my cats have scabs under their chins/necks and down their backs near the tail. could it be fleas? or a skin conditon. the 2 strictly indoor cats have it and one of the other 2 has none.… read more
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Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: hair loss in patches, 1 on his upper right leg..ears
my long haired cat "lenny" is suffering from hair loss in patches, 1 on his upper right leg, back of neck and 2 behind ears. Theres no irritation on his bald spots except for the one on his leg where … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: one year old..his fur on his belly near his genitals..his tail
My one year old black neutered male cat has been slowly losing his fur on his belly near his genitals, two symmetrical spots on either side of the base of his tail, on the sides of his neck, and one v… read more
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