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I have a cat who came in tonight with terribly itchy bumps
I have a cat who came in tonight with terribly itchy bumps all over him. He needs some relief until I can get him to the vet in the morning. What can I do? … read more
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doctor of veterinary medicine
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Hello, Our 9 month old Balinese kitten has developed itching
Hello, Our 9 month old Balinese kitten has developed itching on her back and around her jaw line on both sides. We have checked for fleas and can't find any and her half-sister is not bothered by itch… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,556 satisfied customers
I have a male (all white) cat with a very thick long hair coat.
I have a male (all white) cat with a very thick long hair coat. As I have been scratching his neck for the past month, I am feeling a patch of scaly bumps in one area and then similar or small cluster… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,556 satisfied customers
My senior cat> 12 years old just started limping and favoring
My senior cat> 12 years old just started limping and favoring her right front paw. She has been licking both front paws more than normal. This behavior just started Sunday Nov 24.… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Hello, my 6 year old male, neutered tuxedo cat has a bald patch
Hello, my 6 year old male, neutered tuxedo cat has a bald patch the size of a nickel above his right eye. The hair above his right ear is starting to become sparse as well. There are also two red bump… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,556 satisfied customers
My cat just ate a fire ant. He instantly coughed up thick saliva.
My cat just ate a fire ant. He instantly coughed up thick saliva. Then puked entire stomach contents, then bile. He is miserable and I am scared this could be more serious than initially thought. Can … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
36,805 satisfied customers
My cat is biting his tail and causing sores/scabs. He does
My cat is biting his tail and causing sores/scabs. He does not have fleas. The vet said it was his way of his body "taking out the trash" and she prescribed a chinese herb called San Ren Tang. He does… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,556 satisfied customers
My cat has red, dry looking small bumps on her back. I brush
My cat has red, dry looking small bumps on her back. I brush her daily. She seems to be feeling all right. Is it because she is shedding or am I causing this condition by my brushing?… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,556 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
Denise Colgrove
Denise Colgrove
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, My cat has been developing hard, raised bumps on her
Hi, My cat has been developing hard, raised bumps on her ears, accompanied by a lot of scratching. About 6 weeks ago I took her to the vet and they told me they weren't concerned; they ruled out ear m… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,556 satisfied customers
I think my older cat was bit by fire ants swollen leg sore
I think my older cat was bit by fire ants swollen leg sore behind I have been using peroxide and ice packs a little neosporin she seems a tad better but she drinks water but will not eat and its been … read more
Dr. Jenn
Dr. Jenn
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My outdoor cat lays in the garden to keep cool. The Ants
My outdoor cat lays in the garden to keep cool. The Ants bite her ears and she gets bumps that itch her. What can I put on her ears to help?… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
36,805 satisfied customers
my cat has little patches where her fur is thinning. No evidence
my cat has little patches where her fur is thinning. No evidence of fleas and she doesn't lick too much. We did turn our heat on recently though. The patches are on one forearm and one back leg. She's… read more
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
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Doctoral Degree
1,190 satisfied customers
my cat seems to have bumps on her skin around her neck and
my cat seems to have bumps on her skin around her neck and chest, she is itching and biting at her skin, also seems to have lost weight. Should I take her to the vet?… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,391 satisfied customers
cat: in door and outdoors..bumps on the backs of her ears..crust
My cat is both in door and outdoors. For several months she has had bumps on the backs of her ears. Sometimes they blister, pop and crust over. From these she has lost some of the hair. 5 or 6 bumps h… read more
Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,327 satisfied customers
cat: is indoor/outdoor..outsides of his ears..revolution...bites
my cat is indoor/outdoor and has bumps on the outsides of his ears. He is on revolution. We suspect mosquito bites. Is there something else it could be?… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,699 satisfied customers
cat: pull her hair out of her rear courters..dont see fleas. if
what makes a 4 year old cat pull her hair out of her rear courters of her back. we have advange on her . dont see fleas. if we scracth her back toward her tail she bites the floor.… read more
Dr. P
Dr. P
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
860 satisfied customers
cat: long haired tabby..rag doll..most beautiful fur.
We have a long haired tabby that we call a rag doll cat. She has the most beautiful fur. She is an inside and outside cat and keeps very clean. But in the last 10 days she has lost a lot of hair from … read more
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petdrz
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Doctoral Degree
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