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About a week ago my cat had a few scans on his outter ear.
Hi about a week ago my cat had a few scans on his outter ear. Now there seems to be an open abrasion where the back of his ear meets his head. What could be causing this? … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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She's got a sore on her chin for the last 6 weeks now, I've
Hi, she's got a sore on her chin for the last 6 weeks now, I've taken her to the vet and he gave her a long acting anti-inflammatory and suggested I keep using the Vetericyn Wound and Skin Care Hydrog… read more
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Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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Has a horrible infection on his tail..right at the top. Size
Has a horrible infection on his tail..right at the top. Size side it is bigger than if you make an ok sign with your hand. Cyst removed last year that never healed. … read more
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I'm just browsing the internet to see if I can find
I'm just browsing the internet to see if I can find suggestions to help with my cat. Do you charge a fee for your help?… read more
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Cat is favoring front paw .. It appears one of the pads has
Cat is favoring front paw .. It appears one of the pads has an abrasion. No blood, pink/raw. Tried to wrap with gauze so he would not lick and chew but he tore it off. Suggestions?… read more
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Dr. Deb
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has a rectal gland abcess and has had it treated by
My cat has a rectal gland abcess and has had it treated by my vet. She's wearing a cone while it heals and I've been weaning her off the pain medication. However, it's been almost two weeks Nd her eye… read more
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Dr. Alleyne
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My cat has open wounds on his head. We tried neosporin and
My cat has open wounds on his head. We tried neosporin and granny Apple on the wounds and he would lick the products right off (he is a very clean cat). If he forgot to lick or he was sleeping for a f… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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my cat has a large scab on the side of his head and he contiues
my cat has a large scab on the side of his head and he contiues to scratch it until it is raw. I took him to the vet and they gave him pills which stopped the scratching for a couple weeks but the pil… read more
Dr. Lee
Dr. Lee
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,959 satisfied customers
My 8 yr old domestic male tiger kitty has a severe allergy
My 8 yr old domestic male tiger kitty has a severe allergy since moving from Maryland to Florida. Continuous licking to the point where he is causing wounds and massive hairless with coughing up huge … read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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cats: neutered..larger one (12 lbs) has bitten the smaller one..wound
We have two neutered female cats - two years old. I think the larger one (12 lbs) has bitten the smaller one's (9lbs) neck - there is a one inch round wound on her neck. This hasn't happened before. C… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
cat: has developed a hot spot on his lower abdomen..heals..habit
My cat has developed a hot spot on his lower abdomen. I have tried several varieties of cones to try to prevent him from licking the wound, but he's become quite the contortionist and manages to get a… read more
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Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,555 satisfied customers
i have a cat pippin, who i adore, and, he recently started
i have a cat pippin, who i adore, and, he recently started licking himself to the point of scabbing. he has several spots on his body where he is driving himself crazy with licking. i thought that it … read more
Dr. Jenn
Dr. Jenn
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Doctoral Degree
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My 1 year old cat has just recently started licking a spot
My 1 year old cat has just recently started licking a spot on his back to where the fur is gone and he licked his skin completely raw. The skin on his back also twitches frequently which in turn makes… read more
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Doctor 4 Cats
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Doctoral Degree
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My 12 year old DSH has a small wound on her tail tip that she
My 12 year old DSH has a small wound on her tail tip that she will not allow to heal. We have tried: 1) A round of antibiotics and steroids. Tail began to heal nicely, but she tore the scab off. 2) An… read more
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Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: She kept licking and pulling her hair off her butt..vet put
Hi... my 17 yr old cat has been wearing a cone due to a bladder infection (first in her life). She kept licking and pulling her hair off her butt, legs and tails. The vet put her on amox. and some cre… read more
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The pad of my cats paw has busted open, it looks like raw
The pad of my cat's paw has busted open, it looks like raw meat. It is about the size of nickel and bleeds a lot because he pulls the scab off. Is there anything that can be done to help heal his paw?… read more
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Dr Scott Nimmo
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hi. my cat was bitten in the tail during a cat fight on Thursday
hi. my cat was bitten in the tail during a cat fight on Thursday last week, after which it quickly swelled and was sore to the touch. we took him to a vet the following morning he diagnosed the cause,… read more
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Dr Scott Nimmo
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cat: month old outdoor..feeding..huge abscess on the base of his tail
My neighbors are out of town and have asked me to keep watch on their 8 month old outdoor only cat. While feeding him yesterday, I noticed he has a huge abscess on the base of his tail. His owners won… read more
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