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He,s losing hair around his tail an back legs. I call him
he seams to be like coughing up hair balls but nothing comes up… read more
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BVSc
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My cat (kitten rather) has been losing hair behind his ears
Hi, my cat (kitten rather) has been losing hair behind his ears recently, the skin is normal otherwise, but he also has flakes in his fur as well, almost looks like a dandruff type thing. Im not quite… read more
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Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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I have a white w/brown spots 6mth old male kitten...his outer
I have a white w/brown spots 6mth old male kitten...his outer ear at the tips & traveling 2in down outer ear is red, flaky & bare of hair...he hasn't been itching & doesnt seem to bother him...I've be… read more
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Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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I own two cats. One is 2 and the other is 4 months. I live in Saudi Arabia in an area wh
I own two cats. One is 2 and the other is 4 months. I live in Saudi Arabia in an area where there are not any vets. I believe my kitten has a form of mange. The top of his nose, around the base of his… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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Irritated skin patches around ears and eyes that is tannish
Irritated skin patches around ears and eyes that is tannish in color spots under hair, when cleaned or brushed hair fails out, no new growth and sensitive at base of tail… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,656 satisfied customers
There is a patch of hair missing from the center of my cats
There is a patch of hair missing from the center of my cats back (in between the shoulder blades). At first I though maybe it was ring worm so I put some anti-fungal medicine on him (which he licked o… read more
CriticalCareVet
CriticalCareVet
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Doctoral Degree
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I HAVE A CAT WHO CONTINUALLY GETS EAR MITES OR A BLACK FUNGU
I HAVE A CAT WHO CONTINUALLY GETS EAR MITES OR A BLACK FUNGU IN HER EARS AND ON HER SKIN. I WAS HELPING HER WITH HAIR LOSS WITH A MILD STEROID CREAM. SHE DEVELOPED FLEAS AND I SED AN OVER THE COUNTER … read more
Dr. Lee
Dr. Lee
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: has pulled the fur off of part of one leg..mouth
My cat has pulled the fur off of part of one leg. I can see nothing wrong with the area. She also has to put everything in her mouth. She eats plastic bags whenever she can get at them. Does she have … read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,076 satisfied customers
My 3 month old kitten is losing her hair over her right eye.
My 3 month old kitten is losing her hair over her right eye. We took her to the vet two weeks ago for her first checkup. She was given Biomox for a URI. A few days ago we noticed that she was starting… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My cat has wounds on two places that look like he was bitten
My cat has wounds on two places that look like he was bitten by another cat; one on the back of his head and one slightly lower. Then the hair started falling out in a circular pattern. The skin is ve… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
cat: old female..her hair and developed scabs around her kneck..tail
i have a 2yr old frmale hemalayen cat she started looseing her hair and developed scabs around her kneck and back by her tail what can i do and what causes it… read more
Dr. Jamie
Dr. Jamie
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
756 satisfied customers
6 year old Tom cat, inside/outside, Houston area, good appetite,
6 year old Tom cat, inside/outside, Houston area, good appetite, dry and can food. Problem: pulls large chunks of hair from winter coat often leaving bare skin spots. Why? Treatment?… read more
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Dr. Drew
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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cat: I rescued her when she was about 2 weeks old.
I have a cat that is about 6 years old now. I rescued her when she was about 2 weeks old. She is fixed. Everything was fine until about 4 years ago when she starting getting colds. Lots of sneezing, w… read more
Dr. Dahl
Dr. Dahl
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
128 satisfied customers
My cat has a bald spot above her eyelid -- it is about the
My cat has a bald spot above her eyelid -- it is about the size of a dime. He has a history of anxiousness, which has shown itself usually after I come back from a trip. I was away for 6 days at Thank… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: lost hair..see black specs on the boundaries of the hair loss.
Hi my cat has lost hair on abdmn and starting on inside and back of legs? I do see black specs on the boundaries of the hair loss. I would say possible microfollicular infection but it seams to be sym… read more
Dr. Oz
Dr. Oz
DVM
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My cat appears to have a severe allergy to something. The
My cat appears to have a severe allergy to something. The whole bottom side of her belly is bare now from her licking and chewing. Now she has moved on to her hind legs and tail. I'm afraid she will b… read more
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vetmom4
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
976 satisfied customers
Bought a new persian cat a week or two ago. Notices small dry/flaky/scab
Bought a new persian cat a week or two ago. Notices small dry/flaky/scab things on her chest, tail, and hind end..anything to be concerned about?… read more
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Dr. John
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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cat: has a patch of hair missing just below her left ear..bleeding
I just got home and found my cat has a patch of hair missing just below her left ear. It is not bleeding currently, but looks as though it might have a little. it doesn't go through the skin. It appea… read more
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Dr. Bruce
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