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My 12 year old Bengal boy Flip has been getting sores in…

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Hello, my 12 year...

Hello, my 12 year old Bengal boy Flip has been getting sores in front of his ears for...this will be the 3rd week now. I was out of town and had a cat nanny coming to check on him daily for that week. She mentioned he got a large sore by his ear the day before I came home. The sore scabbed up and seemed to be healing but it reopened and now just clotted. Two days ago I notices a tiny cluster of scabs in front of his other ear and tonight I found another little sore near the original large one.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the Bengal's name?

Flip

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Flip?

He's been a very healthy cat his whole life. He's only been to the vet twice. Once with an abscess on his bum when he was about 5 and about two years ago when he had runny feces, he had a blood test that came back completely clean at that same time. We did just move to another state 3 months ago. He's been using the same litter type his whole life and he's been eating his current food for 2 years. I can't really think of much else.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago

1) Is Flip inside only or indoor/outdoor?
2) Can you share pics of the areas you're seeing?
3) Any scratching or head shaking?

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