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Hi took in a stray kitten who had what I thought was an ear infection now my 2 other cats who I've had for 2 yrs.and more are now loosing hair around they're eyes

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infections the stray kitten can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the kitten's name?

Oreo and my 2 older cats are named Dora and dirt

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

He had very stinky breath and redness on his gums around his teeth

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Hello. My name is***** and I am a veterinarian that can answer your question. I understand Oreo, Dora, and Dirt are losing hair around their eyes. It sounds like this started with Oreo who was a recent stray, but now it extended to Dora and Dirt. Is that a correct summary of the situation?

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