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My cat Marlena has IBS. In between receiving injections of
My cat Marlena has IBS. In between receiving injections of depo medrol and convenia (usually about every 10 - 13 weeks, depending on how she's doing), she takes 3.7 mg of mirtazipine (1/4 of a 15 mg t… read more
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Dr. Joey
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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I am currently giving my 9 lb. cat 75 mg of Zylkene. My
I am currently giving my 9 lb. cat 75 mg of Zylkene. My question is: can I also give him 1/2 of a Benadryl tablet to relax him so I can get him into his cat carrier to take to the vet. He has a hot sp… read more
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My cat has kidney disease and arthritis and we just had a
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Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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My cat is about 3 his skin is hot to touch, he drinks a lot
My cat is about 3 his skin is hot to touch, he drinks a lot of water and hes covered in what looks like scabs. he eats well climbs trees and is a little crazy… read more
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Dr. Nobuki
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My 13-yr-old cat has been taking prednisone for allergies for
My 13-yr-old cat has been taking prednisone for allergies for the past couple of years. Before that she took depo medrol shots, but doesn't like going to the vet, so we switched to the pills 2x a day … read more
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Dr. Peter
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My cat has developed scabs mainly on her bad and neck over
My cat has developed scabs mainly on her bad and neck over the course of the last month. She is mainly an indoor cat, but did go out often in our backyard during the summer. However, she was not been … read more
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Dr. Nobuki
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I have asked several questions over the past few days so forgive
I have asked several questions over the past few days so forgive me if you have seen something similar from me earlier. I am just so worried because my cat has had a major flare up of what appears to … read more
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Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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How long is a cats immune system compromised by a single shot
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Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi--I have a cat female approx 5 yrs old with severe allergies.
Hi--I have a cat female approx 5 yrs old with severe allergies. We noticed these last year around this time when she began scratching and licking herself to the point of causing severe scabs on her be… read more
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Dr. Loretta
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I have a friend who is besides herself. After numerous visits
I have a friend who is besides herself. After numerous visits to vets and lots of medication and food changes her cat still has this condition around her neck only. It has sores which just do not go a… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has an allergic reaction to fleas (this is what the
My cat has an allergic reaction to fleas (this is what the local vets told me). One flea bite and she breaks out in scabs and hair loss. Over the Holidays I left her with 2 other cats (1 from outdoors… read more
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Dr. Brian M.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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Doctoral Degree
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Help !! I have a question- my 6 yr old male cat has been pretty much diagnosed with EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMA COMPLEX....since hes very young- every year we have to give him the prednisone shot, pills...… read more
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