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I care for a feral cat and her fur looks weird. Tufts looks
I care for a feral cat and her fur looks weird. Tufts looks like they are pulled. No bald spots … read more
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Oh he's just shedding a lot this year. Fur is coming out in
Oh he's just shedding a lot this year. Fur is coming out in large tufts. no skin irritation or patches. I just get concerned because he is 16 now … read more
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Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,960 satisfied customers
Kara. I wrote to you previously about a male cat I'm
Hi Dr. Kara. I wrote to you previously about a male cat I'm fostering. He is about one year old and his name is***** is FELV positive. He was chewing the fur off his right back leg. Now I'm having ano… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,561 satisfied customers
Dr Karla - my 13 year old female cat seems to be in pain.
Hi Dr Karla - my 13 year old female cat seems to be in pain. She's recently become extremely matted with fur too close to the skin for us to clip, has subsequently lost much of her fur from pulling th… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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My female cat is 18 years old; she is losing her fur in tufts
My female cat is 18 years old; she is losing her fur in tufts or clumps. When these clumps form on her I've tried to remove them but she won't let me. It seems like it hurts unless they fall on their … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,561 satisfied customers
Hi Dr Olija We have a 15 year old turkish van in the early
Hi Dr Olija We have a 15 year old turkish van in the early stages of renal failure. He is pulling tufts of fur from his back and the hair is very fine and balding plus slightly bleeding in places mayb… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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DVM
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I have a 16-year-old diabetic cat. Ive been giving her insulin
I have a 16-year-old diabetic cat. I've been giving her insulin injections twice daily for about 9 years now. I take her in every 2 or 3 months for a glucose check, and at her last check-up, about 2 m… read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,960 satisfied customers
My cat is pulling out tufts of hair. She takes thyroid medicine
My cat is pulling out tufts of hair. She takes thyroid medicine and has blood tests to monitor. she is 13 -15 years old, female approx 7lbs. We were at the vet last week for allergy shot and antibioti… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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male cat in pain lost weight, fur, bad diahrea after eats
cat is outside but not always showed up at house big and beautiful and very healthy to the eyes this was 4 years ago seems to be at least 7 or more yrs old. 2 yrs ago noticed some blood where he was s… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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treated my 9 yr. old girl with advantage II on wed. eve, next day found that she had throw
treated my 9 yr. old girl with advantage II on wed. eve, next day found that she had thrown up and wasn't at all interested in eating (big deal#, she also pulled a couple patches of fur out, she has b… read more
Dr. Jenn
Dr. Jenn
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,225 satisfied customers
cat: started pulling out very small tufts of fur..damp paper towel
Our cat started pulling out very small tufts of fur on her shoulder.I wiped this area with a damp paper towel and the towel was a tannish color. I had never seen that before. Went to Vet who said that… read more
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Denise Colgrove
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Doctoral Degree
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My ten year old cat vomits after his meal. What is a good dry food for him He also like
My ten year old cat vomits after his meal. What is a good dry food for him? He also likes to pull out tufts of his hair. (constantly grooming.) He is not overweight, while his 'sister' is huge.… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Practice owner
Doctoral Degree
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kitty: long haired..belly..eating well, enjoying his pets..front legs
I noticed my long haired kitty, Stuart, had lost a significant amount of hair of his belly near his back legs, as well as the insides of his back legs. I didn't think too much of it because he is eati… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
My cat is 16 yrs old...lately her fur felt funny..almost greasy.
My cat is 16 yrs old...lately her fur felt funny..almost greasy. I thought perhaps she was getting too old to clean herself. I dont see her do it anymore. I gave her a warm quick bath with baby shampo… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: months old..excessively..wee..lost weight over the past two years
my cat is 17 years 5 months old.... she has been an indoor cat her entire life. She has started mewoing/yowling excessively....especially in the wee hours of the morning (2am-5am). She has lost weight… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi My cat was given to me a few months ago. He is about
Hi: My cat was given to me a few months ago. He is about 3 years old.....still has his man parts......he is an indoor cat but he had flees so I put him on advantage last month. He is shedding alot....… read more
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Denise Colgrove
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: yellow jaundice, and has since had diarrhea and vomiting
My elderly (15 or 16 yrs) cat is pulling her fur out. There are tufts of fur around the house. She previously had yellow jaundice, and has since had diarrhea and vomiting. I'm wondering if the vomitin… read more
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Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
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My cat is pulling out handfuls of hair from her back, about
My cat is pulling out handfuls of hair from her back, about one inch away from her tail. The skin there is not red or otherwise inflamed but is flaking. She used to do this only in the summer a few ye… read more
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Doc Evan
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