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My cat has a bald spot right between his should blades. we
Second opinion] my cat has a bald spot right between his should blades. we adopted him and the previous people used a cheap flea medicine so the hair in that spot was thin when we got him. over the su… read more
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hello, my 12 year old cat has been scratching herself to where she has removed about 50% of her hair. She is clean, no fleas. I use a natural cortisone spray on her, (aloe vera) which eases her scratc… read more
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Our cat Rocky is 11 years old and seems healthy. His
Our cat Rocky is 11 years old and seems healthy. His physique changes with the seasons, going from buff and thickly furred in winter to very thin and even balding on his underside in our hot summers. … read more
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we are having a problem with prissy she is a Russian
hello we are having a problem with prissy she is a Russian blue the hair on her back is falling out a big patch she has ben fixed she eats friskys and we tried her on all natural food to but no change… read more
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my cats nose breaks out in blisters every spring and clears
my cat's nose breaks out in blisters every spring and clears up when the weather turns cold. I live in Florida and she goes outside to play and then comes back inside. She doesn't seem to be bothered … read more
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my russian blue is almost 7, a happy contented cat and about
my russian blue is almost 7, a happy contented cat and about 12 pounds. suddenly this month he started shedding his tail hair in clumps to the point that you can see lines of empty space to the skin o… read more
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I have an 11 year old male with very long hair, possibly part
I have an 11 year old male with very long hair, possibly part norweign forest cat and his bushy tail has started to thinner. Is this a serious problem? He is an indoor cat, very clean home, cat eats N… read more
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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
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Russian Blue: hiding..day and is excessively grooming herself..bald
My cat is 8 years old and I think has alot of Russian Blue in her if not all. She is eating and drinking normally and using the litterbox, but she is hiding more and more and stays out of the light by… read more
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my cat is digging at the side of her face, scratching till
my cat is digging at the side of her face, scratching till it bleeds and shakes her head. she is indoor only, and this happened to her last summer as well. is she allergic to spring, pollen, etc., bug… read more
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cat: biting at it..her hair..thin..doesnt look like the ring worms
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Hi there, my cat, Abbey, keeps getting these randome sores/scabs
Hi there, my cat, Abbey, keeps getting these randome sores/scabs on her body. I have mainly felt them on her back...along her spine. Today she has a raw sore that looks like rug burn a little, or like… read more
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my cat is on enalapril one half 2.5 mg tab daily and diltiazem,
my cat is on enalapril one half 2.5 mg tab daily and diltiazem, one quarter 30mg tab every 8 hrs. he's got a rash on his lower back and it looks like his hair is thinning on his legs and tail which he… read more
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mixed breed: pale..bites and scratches on the spots with her hind feet
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Dear doctors I have 2 different cat questions. 1 my large
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I have a white medium long hair domestic cat. He is about 2 yrs. old.
I have a white medium long hair domestic cat. He is about 2 yrs. old. He has red spots at the back of his hind legs at the joint, which the vet said is normal for him. His face and ears are also light… read more
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cat: 3 spots..bathroom floor where she eats..long hair..never done
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My 10 yr old domestic short hair female began losing hair 6-8
My 10 yr old domestic short hair female began losing hair 6-8 mos. ago around the base of her tail and it has spread up her spine with raw spots, itching. What is the cause? I think it is self=inflict… read more
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