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I noticed that my spayed kitten that just turned 9 months
I noticed that my spayed kitten that just turned 9 months old has a little hair loss around her first two nipples. Her nipples also seem larger too. … read more
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My cat has spots on her nd legs at the elbow joint where the
my cat has spots on her hind legs at the elbow joint where the hair is missing and one of them has developed a sore. what should I do ?… read more
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Dr. John
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a few days ago, precisely on Wednesday Jan. 28, I took my one
a few days ago, precisely on Wednesday Jan. 28, I took my one year old cat to the vet., read of tape worms he got them from fleas. The doctor gave my cat an injection, according to his body weight of … read more
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My 12 year old cat has lost the top layer of hair from his
My 12 year old cat has lost the top layer of hair from his tail to half way up his back and is about 3 inches wide. This area is warmer to the touch than any where else on his body. He is a grey cat b… read more
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Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a female, medium-hair, black cat. She is 8.5 years old.
I have a female, medium-hair, black cat. She is 8.5 years old. She is 18 lbs. She is an indoor cat. Up-to-date on vaccinations. My question relates to hair loss. Approximately a couple weeks ago, I no… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Recently I noticed my 6 year old indoor cat has bald spots
Recently I noticed my 6 year old indoor cat has bald spots on the back of his hind legs. He had vomited a couple times in the last month. The bald spots do not look inflamed and he doesn't react to me… read more
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Our cat is pulling out its fur, licking, scratching -- almost
Our cat is pulling out its fur, licking, scratching -- almost compulsory like -- but not all the time. Where he scratches, small scabs have formed. His nipples are red and is missing patches of fur an… read more
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Dr. Gabby
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he has licked himself in one spot so much, he has licked off
he has licked himself in one spot so much, he has licked off the hair and has caused a skin abrasion just above the tail. How do I help my cat stop itching and licking the spot as well as healing the … read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
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cat: infected..sores that had to be treated first and was dehydrated
My cat had dental surgery where the vet pulled multiple infected teeth. He had oral sores that had to be treated first and was dehydrated. We got him on the mend to pull his bad teeth. Prior to this t… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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cat: my 15-1/..stopped eating completely --..mirtazipine and hides
my 15-1/2 year old cat had a tooth extracted about a month ago and then had a root/chip extracted 1 week ago. His condition has steadily deteriorated since. He has stopped eating completely -- even wi… read more
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Dr. Drew
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: .old that was spayed on 10-18-10...noticed splotchy hair loss
I have a male black shorthaired DMH cat about 4 yrs.8mos.old that was spayed on 10-18-10. Within the last 3 weeks, I have noticed splotchy hair loss ,and have watched it get more noticeable since then… read more
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Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: My 6 year..year old male..canker sores in his mouth..drink
My 6 year old male cat has recurring canker sores in his mouth but this time it is so bad he can't eat without it hurting him so bad he runs screaming from his food dish. I've tried to puree his food … read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has fleas. Ive tried several dept. store remedies and
My cat has fleas. I've tried several dept. store remedies and found them useless. Everyone says take your cat to the vet. Last time I took my cat to the vet it was traumatized by the event and hid fro… read more
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Dr. Christian K.
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Doctoral Degree
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My 1-1/2yr old maine coon male cat (who has never been sick)
My 1-1/2yr old maine coon male cat (who has never been sick) suddenly started throwing up last night. At first, I thought it was hairballs and there was hair in the vomit, but now it's just yellow/gre… read more
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Dr. Scott
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cat: hair loss..hind legs..herself..spots and has a small amount
In the last week we noticed that our cat has significant hair loss on her lower abdomen and hind legs around the "ankle joint". We have 2 other cats and a dog, none show these signs. Our cats grooms h… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 6 yr old male cat that has started losing clumps of
I have a 6 yr old male cat that has started losing clumps of hair, not enough to leave blank spots, but we find hair every day. I have had cats al my life, probably 13 all together in 60 yrs. never ca… read more
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Dr:D
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Doctoral Degree
851 satisfied customers
my cat (13yrs) is losing his hair. there is a bald spot on
my cat (13yrs) is losing his hair. there is a bald spot on the top of his head in a line, a small round bald spot at the nape of his neck (where i put advantage on him, 2 weeks ago), and there is no f… read more
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Dr. Gabby
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a spayed indoor only female cat that is 8 years old.
I have a spayed indoor only female cat that is 8 years old. About two weeks ago, I noticed that she had a small patch of hair missing on her stomach. This has progressed and now all of the hair is mis… read more
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