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My cat is scratching a spot on her back, right below her neck. It seemed to be getting better but is bleeding again. The fur around the area has fallen out. How can I get her to stop scratching and let it heal?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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2/11/2016
Cat Veterinarian: stacydvm,
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Can you do the t shirt along with an e a collar (cone) around her head to prevent her from getting the shirt off? And using some hydro cortisone cream may help with the itchiness

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
She has hidden the shirt from me, I can't find it anywhere. Would you recommend claw covers?
Cat Veterinarian: stacydvm,
 replied 2 years ago

Yes, soft paws may help! Try to purchase a baby onesie, may stay on better!

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
That's what I bought and cut off the snap part. She is Houdini. I'll try to put the claw covers on since I can't find the shirt. Thank you!
Cat Veterinarian: stacydvm,
 replied 2 years ago

Good luck!

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