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My name is ***** *****. My cats have these black bugs
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Small bugs in my cats (indoor)....not a flea. See flee like
Small brown bugs in my cats (indoor)....not a flea. See flee like dirt also. Small oval shaped brown....move thru fur quickly. Can pull out is a flea comb or wire style brush.… read more
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My two cats have brown/black flecks in their fur and have bugs
My two cats have brown/black flecks in their fur and have bugs crawling around pretty fast. The bugs are brownish redish and are pretty big like a cm long, I try to get them out but they crawl around … read more
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MY CAT HAS A SEVERAL BUGS ALL OVER HIM, THEY ARE NOT BLACK
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i have a white kitten that has a light brown/tan color bug
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My visiting cat has little dark brown bugs on the outside (the
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Hi. I found a bug of some sort on my cat as well as some scabs.
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I have rescued two kittens from a park I noticed on the one
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I have bugs on my cat. I know what fleas look like they don'tlook like fleas what are they. They are small with wings, crawling & don't jump like fleas… read more
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