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It appears she has lost some hair right below her mouth. The
It appears she has lost some hair right below her mouth. The skin is pink and is typically covered by white fur but isn't at the moment. … read more
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she has acne under chin and i have been treating w/be Betagen
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There, my cat seems to be losing the hair under his chin. :( She doesn't itch
Hi there, my cat seems to be losing the hair under his chin. :( She doesn't itch it but it doesn't seem as though it's acne… read more
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Hey Matt, My female cat is reaching 6 years old this year.
Hey Matt, My female cat is reaching 6 years old this year. She has a swollen lump on her chin. It's burst before. It appears off and on every few days and I realized it's been this way for almost a ye… read more
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After a week I removed my cats flea collar and found a large
After a week I removed my cats flea collar and found a large patch of red irritated skin on his neck and a scabby patch under his chin. How should I treat these areas?… read more
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One of our two cats, a female shorthair, has developed a swollen
One of our two cats, a female shorthair, has developed a swollen area on her lower lip at the chin. She doesn't seem to be in pain or bothered by it, her appetite, litterbox habits, and actives are no… read more
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I have taken in a stray cat and have had her for several months
I have taken in a stray cat and have had her for several months now. When I had her spayed I told the vet about this black area on her chin. She replied 'that it is just sebum' (it looks like dried bl… read more
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My 5 year old heavy weight orange tabby male has developed
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I recently read this website to find a cure for my cats scabs
I recently read this website to find a cure for my cats scabs on chin being kitty acne. I put zapzit on the area for part of a day, washed the area with hydrocortisone shampoo, then I put a bit of A&D… read more
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cat: four-year-old..year-old spayed..short haired..white fur
In the last 2 months, our four-year-old spayed domestic short haired cat has developed a dark spot, about 1 cm in diameter, in the white fur on the underside of her chin. The skin feels slightly rough… read more
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A triangular patch of hair (1 inch wide by one and a half inches
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My cat seems to have clogged pores that are food particles.
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My 3 year old cat started having a problem with recurring scabs
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I have recently aquired 3 kittens from a stray outside. I have
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I have a young female cat who has had allergy issues since
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i just noticed, under my cats chin that the she is losing fur
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under my cats chin it is brown and almost all of her hair under
under my cats chin it is brown and almost all of her hair under her chin is gone ther are little brown spots that look like dirt klobs almost i have tried to put peroxire and neosporan on it but it wo… read more
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