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Two of my feral cats are loosing hair on their backs,
Two of my feral cats are loosing hair on their backs, wondering if it's mange I don't think it's ringworm because it's not round more lineal. … read more
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Dr. Alleyne
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Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
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I have seen thin, lively,white worms about 1/4 -1/3 inch long emerging from my cat's anus. Have also noted sesame seen lke dried worms on the bedding which I believe are tape worms, The live thin whit… read more
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Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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We have been battling a flea issue with our inside cat. We
Hi! We have been battling a flea issue with our inside cat. We brought an outside cat that adopted us inside after a couple of years. We did take her to the vet first. Our inside cat Grayce … read more
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Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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I think my cat ate a piece of a styrofoam food container.
I think my cat ate a piece of a styrofoam food container. What should I do? … read more
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Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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One of my cats has lost a lot of s fur this summer and is
One of my cats has lost a lot of his fur this summer and is looking like he may have lost some weight also. He is eating just fine and his eyes are clear and he does not act sick. It is hard to tell a… read more
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Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,292 satisfied customers
I discovered the new cat I adopted from the humane society had tapeworms last monday. The
I discovered the new cat I adopted from the humane society had tapeworms last monday. The vet gave him cestex. This was a week ago. I started finding the worm segments again yesterday (saturday). He i… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,656 satisfied customers
Good evening. My 6 month old kitten, Nicholas, was experiencing
Good evening. My 6 month old kitten, Nicholas, was experiencing loose stools. I discovered some tapeworm pieces on his fur. He received 1 Drontal tablet ten days ago on 9/17. 12 hours later on 9/18 he… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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About a year ago, I adopted Smitty, a stray male cat. I took
About a year ago, I adopted Smitty, a stray male cat. I took him to the vet because he was having eye problems, and also to get his shots and have him fixed. The vet told me he had a condition where h… read more
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Denise Colgrove
Relief veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,495 satisfied customers
My vet put my cat down because of fear of rabies. I got a
My vet put my cat down because of fear of rabies. I got a scratch from the cat, should i be running to the Dr.? Backstory... We had an indoor cat for over 8 years, and after numerous behavioral proble… read more
Denise Colgrove
Denise Colgrove
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Doctoral Degree
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I found a brownish worm about 1/2 inch long in my cats litter
I found a brownish worm about 1/2 inch long in my cat's litter pan. My cat is an indoor cat, but does go out sometimes into a common hallway in which other cats and dogs also walkthrough on their way … read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
I have a five cat household and am having a flea problem.
I have a five cat household and am having a flea problem. I have a white sheet on my sofa and noticed quite a bit of flea dirt (excretion). However upon closer look what I tought was just the specs fr… read more
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Denise Colgrove
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: biting at it..her hair..thin..doesnt look like the ring worms
i just noticed my cat has a bad skin irration on her back and looks like she has been biting at it. she still has most of her hair in the area but its very thin. it covers a large area and doesnt look… read more
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we have a male cat approx. 16 months old. spends much of his
we have a male cat approx. 16 months old. spends much of his time outdoors. we recently noticed that his belly got bigger but his diet has not changed. he has vomitted 2 days in a row. upon cleaning t… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
cat: loosing hair..rubbed..s what the bald patch looks..left hind leg
My cat is loosing hair. At first I thought he had just rubbed against something white because that's what the bald patch looks like white paint but, upon closer inspection he has stripes of his black … read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
OK here is the story We think our cat has worms. Today we
OK here is the story: We think our cat has worms. Today we noticed what looked like pieces of litter or rice on her behind stuck to her fur. Upon closer inspection and some internet research it sounds… read more
Dr. Christian K.
Dr. Christian K.
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,457 satisfied customers
cats: wet..ears..sore spot, again bloody-like, and the one spot
Couple days ago noticed redness at corner of eyes, somewhat a bloodlike/wet effect. Next day the front base of both ears developed a bump with sore spot, again bloody-like, and the one spot on right u… read more
Dr. JD
Dr. JD
veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,402 satisfied customers
cat: year old female..whose fur..her tail is thinning..to treat it
I have a 17 year old female cat, whose fur just forward of her tail is thinning. It looks as if the undercoat is falling out. can you tell me what could be causing this & what I should do to treat it?… read more
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Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,377 satisfied customers
cat: that lives outside during the day..vomiting..stool was not runny
I have an older male cat that lives outside during the day, and inside at night. I have noticed him eating and vomiting it up and he has also had diarrea. Today I notice alot of blood in his stood tho… read more
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Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
4,835 satisfied customers
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