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My cat 9yrs old had dry minute patches that she scratched
My cat 9yrs old had dry minute patches that she scratched around her neck they went away and about 5 days later have come back allover her neck and lower under belly. Tiny ti … read more
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Dr. Gabby
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Doctoral Degree
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I have 2 indoor cats both with different conditions. First
I have 2 indoor cats both with different conditions. First my female cat will lose her hair on her neck every 2-3 months with redness, scabbing. Then after a while it goes away but then 2-3 months lat… read more
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Dr. B.
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We have two cats. Both are indoor cats. Both have been
We have two cats. Both are indoor cats. Both have been scratching more just recently. We changed their food to an indoor formula. One cat is much improved, but the other appears no better and maybe a … read more
Dr. Dan M.
Dr. Dan M.
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. My cat, 10-11 months old, this evening started losing clumps
. My cat, 10-11 months old, this evening started losing clumps of hair and scratching at her neck until it started bleeding. I have never seen her do this before. She was neutered and microchipped two… read more
Dr. Emily
Dr. Emily
Associate Veterinarian
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
756 satisfied customers
our cat has little scabs on her spine toward her rear end.
our cat has little scabs on her spine toward her rear end. they are caused by her biting at something , but it is not fleas because she is an indoor cat and we don't see flea dirt or any fleas. Is it … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
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on cellph.lose connection easy.no email.can get text.
I have a 3yr.female spade cat that this summer has developed some type of allergy or something. She's a fluffy calico that usually sheds n the summer but never like this. She licks,bites & scratches h… read more
Dr. J.W.
Dr. J.W.
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
168 satisfied customers
cat, excessive grooming and scratching for about 2 weeks, more
cat, excessive grooming and scratching for about 2 weeks, more lythargic and less interaction, age 14… read more
petdrz
petdrz
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 4yr.old tabby Female. Indoors only. Her fur keeps
I have a 4yr.old tabby Female. Indoors only. Her fur keeps falling out. Ive tried different over-the-counter remedies. no results. icthing, redness small rash . She eats great, she runs and plays grea… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,699 satisfied customers
My cat has small black bugs on her but she is not itchy
My cat has small black bugs on her but she is not itchy and shows no signs of being uncomfortable. We noticed it a few weeks ago and at first we thought they were scabs flaking off and never thought m… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,699 satisfied customers
I have a 9 year old part maine coon long haired cat. She has
I have a 9 year old part maine coon long haired cat. She has developed these areas where there are thick scabs and she is licking herself and scratching alot. I took off the flea collar she had on thi… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,385 satisfied customers
Our long-haired cat has seen numerous vets with no real diagnosis.
Our long-haired cat has seen numerous vets with no real diagnosis. She always has small, raised scabs around her neck. She scratches them, but not excessively. Then periodically she gets a quarter-siz… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
cheeks: dry skin patches..neck/collar..hair loss..tail..is scratching
hello my older cat seems to have develped dry skin patches around the neck/collar and on the cheeks I have also noticed hair loss down the spine mostly toward the tail. When I rub my fingers over the … read more
DrChristineM
DrChristineM
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,887 satisfied customers
My cat has 2 bumps on her neck. they do itch and she has caused
My cat has 2 bumps on her neck. they do itch and she has caused them to have scabs but now they are just hard and a yellowish tint.... they are equal distance from each other in the same spot on each … read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,385 satisfied customers
cat: Apparently there are alot of fleas in the sand in Florida.
I have a cat (1) yr old. Moved to Florida recently, she is an indoor cat, and got fleas form the dog who is also indoor( except when he is doing his business). Apparently there are alot of fleas in th… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
Squeaker, a 7 yr old spayed female tabby (indoor/outdoor) has
Squeaker, a 7 yr old spayed female tabby (indoor/outdoor) has severe scabbing around neck area with other crusty areas over her body and tail. Originally I thought the neck area was from scratching at… read more
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Dr. M. Vitucci MS, DVM
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Doctoral Degree
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why did my cat scratch a certain spot on his neck and pull
why did my cat scratch a certain spot on his neck and pull all the hair out? it is now raw looking.… read more
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petvet
Doctoral Degree
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My 12-yr old cat has bumps on her skin. At the vet a month
My 12-yr old cat has bumps on her skin. At the vet a month ago, he suggested it was a flea allergy (fleas were particularly bad in savannah, GA this last summer) and gave me 'Frontline.' Her bumps are… read more
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Dr:D
DVM
Doctoral Degree
851 satisfied customers
My cat over the past month has been having these sores on her
My cat over the past month has been having these sores on her neck and head. They look like scabs and if you try to clean them they are very red underneath. They seem to go away after a few days but m… read more
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