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Please advise what I need to do when my Cat has motor oil
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She has IBD and is on a raw diet. She was doing really well
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Does this service cost? I have 7 cats -- they have been flea
I have 7 cats -- they have been flea infected - treated with adams drops 2 weeks ago -- cleaning house - washing linens and cats beds too -- tried baths on some -- not to cooperative -- but am still having major itching and scratching on all of the -- one has chewed the fir off and raw on base of tail and underneath -- I would like to retreat with advantage brand -- when can I ? do I have to wait another 2 weeks ? … read more
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She seems to be uncomfortable. Crying a lot. Seems to have a
She seems to be uncomfortable. Crying a lot. Seems to have a hot spot near her tail. Maybe anal gland? … read more
Dr. Bruce
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My cat has a hot spot on the base of his tail he will not
My cat has a hot spot on the base of his tail he will not stop licking. It is raw and bloody. I have added salmon oil to his food for the past few days and also got a homeopathic oral hotspot treatmen… read more
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My cat is a male, 11 1/2 years old. Seems healthy but is
my cat is a male, 11 1/2 years old. Seems healthy but is starting to show bald patches on his back near the tail on both sides. He does not seem to be bothered by it. I just noticed it is starting to … read more
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Thanks response regarding Natasha and her hot spot. In
Thanks for your response regarding Natasha and her hot spot. In addition to the teaspoon of coconut oil I'm also apply the same to the hotspot. Since she can't reach it, I'm hoping direct contact will… read more
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Dr. Deb
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My cat has ring worm and has developed a hot spot. I've put
My cat has ring worm and has developed a hot spot. I've put her in a hood and started giving her a teaspoon of extra virgin coconut oil (which she loves). Should this take care of it?… read more
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Dr. Deb
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Doctoral Degree
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there I have a couple of questions about my kitty....
hi there I have a couple of questions about my kitty.... everyone is telling me of the benefits of coconut oil for a kitty who needs a flea treatment , has flea allergies, and who because of seizures … read more
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cat: adopted..feed..potty break and would reluctantly let me pet her
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One of our two cats has very dry skin.....she is always itching
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My cat has been pulling her fur out causing scabs on her back
My cat has been pulling her fur out causing scabs on her back I have noticed today that she has been excessively scratching at her neck and now has quite a big wound. She does not have fleas and my ot… read more
Dr. Bruce
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My Cat has a hot spot or a sore spot where his tail meets
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What is flea dust and what do i do for my 7yr old female cat
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my cat had what appeared to be a cut on her chin just below
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my cat has ringworm, will the coconut oil i have been putting
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I started using coconut oil for myself. When my cat smelled
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