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My indoor/outdoor cat received two puncture wounds on his
My indoor/outdoor cat received two puncture wounds on his back over a week ago. The would began to heal but he keeps licking it open. It oozes but does not appear puss filled. His apetite and playfuln… read more
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Dr. Levinson
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Dime sized sore needs to scab. It has been two days and sore is still open. What can we d
Dime sized sore needs to scab. It has been two days and sore is still open. What can we do to help it heal?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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My cat got poked by a nail in a fence board outside 2 weeks ago. I cleaned it well and put
My cat got poked by a nail in a fence board outside 2 weeks ago. I cleaned it well and put an e collar on. It started to scab and kitty was acting fine - eating, drinking water, using the litterbox, a… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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My cat was hurt by something! I think it was a bite of some
My cat was hurt by something! I think it was a bite of some sort! The wound just opened and the puss came out. He is constantly licking it! Is there something I can give him to make him more comfortab… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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My cat had a scab that got infected. I pulled the scab and
My cat had a scab that got infected. I pulled the scab and drained the puss. last week. now there is another lump of puss just in front of the old scab that burst some time this morning. I went to pet… read more
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Dr Z
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Doctoral Degree
3,715 satisfied customers
My cat was in a fight last Thursday. I got him to the vet Saturday
My cat was in a fight last Thursday. I got him to the vet Saturday morning. The vet shaved him and found 3 small puncture wounds. He said they did not require a draim. He clean with a Q-Tip and have m… read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,960 satisfied customers
cat: seems to have been attacked by another animal
My cat seems to have been attacked by another animal. He has a open area on his left thigh approximately 2.75 by 2 inches. It looks like the skin was ripped off. The exposed area looks like red meat. … read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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cat: two puncture wounds..one another, on his front leg..puss coming
My male cat has two puncture wounds, very close to one another, on his front leg. One is draining with puss coming out when I press it to keep it open and draining. The other seems fine. The infected … read more
Dr. Berry
Dr. Berry
Practice owner
DVM
801 satisfied customers
cat: 10-year-old..antibiotics, fluids and pain meds..his appetite back
Neurological injury in 10-year-old cat: Can it be overcome? My cat was attacked by a coyote a week ago. He's now stable after 5 days of antibiotics, fluids and pain meds, and his getting his appetite … read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
my cat injured herself last week, the vets stitched up the
my cat injured herself last week, the vets stitched up the wound, but it started to collect puss under the stitches, so they have now removed some of the stitches to allow the puss to drain out, altho… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my cat was attacked by a coyote and went into shock, but i
my cat was attacked by a coyote and went into shock, but i gave him oxygen for a couple days and he has come out of it and is walking around, but not eating. I noticed he has a wound under his chin to… read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
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my cat has a round open sore between the ear and eye about
my cat has a round open sore between the ear and eye about the size of an erazor. It has puss coming out of it and I have been treating it with Vetericyn spray for about two weeks and it has not gotte… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
outside cats has a decent sized lump on his side. there is
outside cats has a decent sized lump on his side. there is a small puncture wound at the bottom of the lump and when i cleaned it off it was healed over, so I tried opening it up to see if any puss wo… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Veterinarian
Doctors Degree
34,269 satisfied customers
cat: anal..not-so small hole currently oozing small amounts of puss
My cat has previously had problems with anal sac ruptures. I just noticed it looks like another one is in the process of opening up - there's a not-so small hole currently oozing small amounts of puss… read more
Doctor Jeff
Doctor Jeff
VP and Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,747 satisfied customers
cat: My 2 year..small opened wound on the side..swelling went down
My 2 year old cat has an small opened wound on the side of his face. I noticed it a couple days ago and figured he had gotten into a fight and that it would heal. The swelling went down so I imagined … read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,959 satisfied customers
Hi, my cat has today come in with a huge swelling on the right
Hi, my cat has today come in with a huge swelling on the right side of her face, she is ok for us to touch it but definatly not herself, after looking at it we have found 2 small puncture wounds on he… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
cat: sized..lower jaw..acting fine - eating normally.
We just noticed a walnut sized hard lump on the lower jaw of our adult male cat. It does not cause him pain when we touch it. He is acting fine - eating normally. When we touch the lump it is not atta… read more
Dr. JB
Dr. JB
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
265 satisfied customers
cat: two year old tabby that was attacked..back right..infected
Hi,I have a two year old tabby that was attacked by a racoon or a cat. When we first noticed she had a cut on the side of her belly and a cut on her back right paw. On the Thur July 23 we took her to … read more
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Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
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