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My cat 9yrs old had dry minute patches that she scratched
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat licks itself, removing small patches of fur, exposing
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My long haired cat keeps biting and itching himself and in
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Dr. Deb
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Doctoral Degree
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I have an 11 mo. old calico who seems to be heavy with child. During the last 2 weeks, she lost hair on the outside of her right ear and now it has eliminated fur on her left ear and a little bit on h… read more
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my cat has very itchy skin and spot like sores under her chin
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I took in a stray kitten about 6 weeks ago. I brought her
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Dr. Bruce
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kitten: tabby..vet visit..we started her on monthly flea and tick med
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Doctoral Degree
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Im at my friends house and Has a 7 month old female kitten.
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Dr. Bruce
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Doctoral Degree
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domestic shorthair: fur..no fleas or ticks, and no worms..frontline
My cat Lucy, a female domestic shorthair, has begun to pull her fur out in chunks. She seems to have one particular spot that she favours, on one particular side of her body. She has no fleas or ticks… read more
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cat: is 7ish yrs old and she is pulling out clumps of fur
My cat is 7ish yrs old and she is pulling out clumps of fur. The thing that has changed is that there is a new kitten in the house. She doesn't like other cats at all but she has adapted well. Besides… read more
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,363 satisfied customers
Our cat has been itchy now for most of her life (five years).
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: was a stray lately she has been bitting her fur
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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I adopted 2 kittens, around 11 weeks of age now, brother and
I adopted 2 kittens, around 11 weeks of age now, brother and sister of a litter, they are great! However, a friend of mine adopted the other sister kitten and has constant problems with the kitty peei… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My female cat of 8 years has developed open sores over her
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Doctoral Degree
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