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Female Maine coon mix, 8 y.0., has begun losing tail hair.
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That my name kara i have a lil kitten that was borned april
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My mother cat has been losing hair around the base of her
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Good Morning. I used a fulminator brush on my Ragdoll kitten.
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I have a 3 year old main coon female cat and she has been biting
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I have a female Maine coon cat. She lost all of her long fur
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Dr. Gabby
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Hi! I have a longahaired cat, he has dobble coat, and fell
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I have a 9 year old part maine coon long haired cat. She has
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I just adopted a large, beautiful male pure white (long haired)
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cat: litter..weeks old..had the mother tested, vaccinated, and spayed.
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Dr. Scott
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my maine coon cat is losing hair around her back and tail.
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My 2 yr old tabby has white flakes and her back near her tail.
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I live downtown Mpls, MN in a condo with 3 cats (husband and
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my cat had what appeared to be a cut on her chin just below
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cat: has lost over 75% of her hair, & shes lost a lot of weight, too
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Doctoral Degree
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MY CAT IS INSIDE CAT THOUGHT SHE HAD FLEAS PUT FLEA MED ON
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hello, i recently moved in with my boyfriend and gave my Persian
hello, i recently moved in with my boyfriend and gave my Persian cat to my mother. she lives there now and shes happy, but she started losing hair on her back, soon she will have a bald spot around th… read more
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