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I have a 12 years old neutered male cat with lots of scabs…

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I have a 12 years old neutered male cat with lots of scabs around his neck. I am looking for a home remedy since I can't afford a vet. I have used aloe cloths recommended for cats and dogs and this seems to help but it looks and feels awful. He doesn't really scratch at them. Thanks!

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the cat's name?

Buzzy Bigfoot and I have managed to control the fleas. I don't think that is the problem. I am thinking of using Dynovite, any thoughts?

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

Not that I'm aware of. He seems to be in good health, eating and using the cat box well.I feel both cats, 9 Lives and Kit and Kaboodle.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Can you share pictures of the scabs?

Are there scabs anywhere else on the body?

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