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My cat was ran over earlier today and he is still alive but
My cat was ran over earlier today and he is still alive but apparent damage was caused he is breathing but can't walk correctly barely lifts his head a little tail wagging eyes won't open won't eat or… read more
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Hello - my male ferret (1 year and 3 months old) just had surgery on Sunday evening to remove 2 large hairballs that were obstructing his stomach. We took him home Monday evening, with amoxycillin (2x… read more
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Dr. Meghan Denney
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My 16 year old cat has a scab on the side of his face, it has
My 16 year old cat has a scab on the side of his face, it has been there a couple of years and really has not changed much. I put antibacterial cream on it to soften it up and I am able to clean it of… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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2 yr old male neutered cat developed crusty scabs on one ear.
2 yr old male neutered cat developed crusty scabs on one ear. we also have a healthy male neutered older cat who does not have the scabs. does not look like mites. applied a&d ointment overnite and th… read more
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Is coconut oil ok to use on my cats skin My cat has fiv (diagnosed
Is coconut oil ok to use on my cat's skin My cat has fiv (diagnosed 5 years ago. He's 8 years old and doing well) He gets some scabs under his chin from scratching., We have ruled out allergies and ha… read more
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CalCatDoc
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My cat has been flipping his ears alot the last few days as
My cat has been flipping his ears alot the last few days as if something is in them. This morning I noticed that the top of his head is "crunchy" underneath the skin. He seems to be acting normally ot… read more
Dr. Louis Gotthelf
Dr. Louis Gotthelf
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My tabby cat (male, neutere) is approaching 14 years of age.
My tabby cat (male, neutere) is approaching 14 years of age. 9 months ago he had what turned out to be a massive hairball removed from his abdomen ($2500). That was overseen by my spouse as I was away… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
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My cat who never strays has been missing for 9 days and just
My cat who never strays has been missing for 9 days and just came home. He has apparently been either mauled by a dog or possibly ran over. I think the mauling is a better possibility. His front left … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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cat: large bump on her head that has pushed out past her fur
We have become friends with a little cat on our street. She looks quite unkempt and has a large bump on her head that has pushed out past her fur. It isn't splitting the skin but on closer inspection … read more
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Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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mainly one side and rump of our cats skin looks like it has
mainly one side and rump of our cats skin looks like it has grown 4 sizes too big and when you fell it, its like there is churning, bubbling fuid under neath. only showed up this morning . any ideas… read more
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petdrz
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Doctoral Degree
3,435 satisfied customers
My approximately 5 month old male cat has stopped eating.
My approximately 5 month old male cat has stopped eating. He and his sister were abandoned early on and I've had them since approx. 6 wks. of age. They have had all their shots to date and are schedul… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: spca..lost most of his fur on his feet, has scabbing on his head
Hello, I am a volunteer at our local, independent, SPCA. There is a cat there who has lost most of his fur on his feet, has scabbing on his head/face. He is FIV+. The vet techs have been treating him … read more
Dr. C
Dr. C
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Doctoral Degree
415 satisfied customers
One of my cats is having a skin issue. I thought at first that
One of my cats is having a skin issue. I thought at first that it could be fleas, but, all 4 of my cats are frontlined, and I have not seen any fleas. The on that is having the problem is 5 yrs old, d… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
My cat has a tick underneath her chin very close to the mouth.
My cat has a tick underneath her chin very close to the mouth. I tried to gasp the tick with tweezers and pull it straight out but could not get it is there something i can put on it to make the tick … read more
Dr. Jenn
Dr. Jenn
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Doctoral Degree
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our two year old black, neutered Tom both last summer and then
our two year old black, neutered Tom both last summer and then again this summer developed a series of small, hard sores on the outside of his ear flap and across the bridge of his nose. They are smal… read more
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Dr. John
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I have a cat that appears to have fungus on his head, ear,
I have a cat that appears to have fungus on his head, ear, and going down his back. The hair seems to be going away and it seems to spreading. The cat scratches until he bleeds.… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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This is a large outside cat that is about 10 or so years old.
This is a large outside cat that is about 10 or so years old. He began to walk on 3 legs. he appeared to have a large infected spot on the injured leg. A vet gave him an antibiotic that he said was go… read more
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Dr. Welton
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Doctoral Degree
679 satisfied customers
my cat has dry spots in hes head it look like a bug and i
my cat has dry spots in he's head it look like a bug and i try to get it off but it was no bug it was dry sking and is bleeding is my cat sick… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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