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Both of my cats are losing hair. One has a small bald spot
Both of my cats are losing hair. One has a small bald spot at the base of her tail. I don't change their diet. I feed them both dry and wet cat food. Other than that they seem healthy and zip around. … read more
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My 3 year old female Ragdoll has a big bald spot on her
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Has a bald spot on the anterior lower front leg with redish
Has a bald spot on the anterior lower front leg with redish "inflammation" … read more
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Thanks response regarding Natasha and her hot spot. In
Thanks for your response regarding Natasha and her hot spot. In addition to the teaspoon of coconut oil I'm also apply the same to the hotspot. Since she can't reach it, I'm hoping direct contact will… read more
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My cat (12 years old Cornish Rex) has developed 2 hot spots
My cat (12 years old Cornish Rex) has developed 2 hot spots and seems to lick himself constantly. I want to address the hot spots before they become infected but he licks off antibiotic cream. I think… read more
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My cat seems to be bleeding from his back left paw and has
My cat seems to be bleeding from his back left paw and has been for several hours now... nothing gushy,,, but constant when he moves around so I have crated him... Is there anything I can do for him h… read more
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our cat has had a skin rash for about 4 weeks now, last week
our cat has had a skin rash for about 4 weeks now, last week we did find one flea and bathed her and put frontline on her. she is getting worse loosing lots of hair, she has no hair on her stomach dow… read more
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We have a 13 week old kitten who has got what looks like a skin infection at the back of his neck(where you put the flea treatment), he is stratching it with his back legs and you can tell it is annoy… read more
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cat: no bite marks and its not dry or flaky (ringworm..moist
Since yesterday my cat has a bare patch about an inch in diameter on the back of his neck. He seems slightly edgy. There are no bite marks and it's not dry or flaky (ringworm) but it looks slightly ab… read more
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cat: My 2 year..reaction..red skin, fur falling..scratching terribly.
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My cats collar has rubbed his skin raw and theres a spot
My cat's collar has rubbed his skin raw and there's a spot that keeps scabbing over and itching. Is there an ointment I can put on, like neosporin? (I've removed the collar.)… read more
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I just clipped my cats nail a little too close. I applied
I just clipped my cat's nail a little too close. I applied pressure to the bleeding and got it to stop within 5 minutes, then I applied corn syrup (I don't have cauterizing stuff), but she won't let m… read more
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Our cat with black fur has hair loss on his two front legs,
Our cat with black fur has hair loss on his two front legs, inside back legs and one spot under his tail next to the He does not seem to be excessivly itchy. There is a small yellow tinged, circular s… read more
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My cat is approx. 6 yrs old. She has developed something similar
My cat is approx. 6 yrs old. She has developed something similar to hot spots. Her fur is coming off and the spots do feel warm. She has some large spots and some small. I took her to the vet, however… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my cat is a diabetic 14 year old cat, male. his sugar is regulated
my cat is a diabetic 14 year old cat, male. his sugar is regulated use three units daily of Lantus insulin. yesterday he came down stairs to our office, this is not his behavior at all, usually by my … read more
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My 3 year old cat occasionally gets spots where there is hair
My 3 year old cat occasionally gets spots where there is hair loss. Usually just a spot on the front leg. Recently, it is half of the leg. Seemed inflamed in an area for a few days. Only treatment is … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My 5 year old male cat started scratching at his face about
My 5 year old male cat started scratching at his face about 3 years ago. It's always the right side of his face, and the whiskers fall out and/or don't grow. I think it is getting worse, since he some… read more
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