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My cat had an abscess on his tail that inflated like a
My cat had an abscess on his tail that inflated like a balloon and eventually ruptured. The smell was awful. I brought him to a vet and he drained it. I also gave him oral antibiotics. . Nowere is a b… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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I can send you picture but he has been attacked by a feral
I can send you picture but he has been attacked by a feral cat numerous times this month. But last night was really bad. There is no bone muscle or fatty layer exposed. But I have hot to be all over t… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
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I have a male cat who is 4 yrs old. He has a large abscess
I have a male cat who is 4 yrs old. He has a large abscess on his left hind leg. It started 2 weeks ago as a small open sore. It is now the size of a quarter and has puss and seems infected. I'm so wo… read more
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Dr. Joey
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,712 satisfied customers
Hi My cat was limping in the yesterday morning ( he does
Hi My cat was limping in the yesterday morning ( he does go outside ) and he slept most of the day, which isn't unusual for him. When he did wake up he was hardly putting any weight on that leg. I pic… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,656 satisfied customers
Hi, I have an outdoor cat and a few days ago I noticed he wasnt
Hi, I have an outdoor cat and a few days ago I noticed he wasn't leaving the garden or climbing walls, just sleeping the whole time and very stiff on his legs almost arthritic like and after 3days of … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,335 satisfied customers
1. WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND I DO TO BRING DOWN SWELLING OF A
1. WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND I DO TO BRING DOWN SWELLING OF A LIMB? ICE AND A WARM COMPRESS? 2. I ADMINISTERED 5 MG. /PER POUND OF ASPIRIN FOR PAIN RELIEF...DIRECTIONS STATED I NOT READMINISTER UNTIL 72 H… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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A feral cat I am keeping on my porch until a mobile vet can
A feral cat I am keeping on my porch until a mobile vet can see him refuses to use the litter box I provided. He has a burst abscess on his neck but is otherwise alright. He has not passed urine or fe… read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,960 satisfied customers
We have a large free roaming group of cats in our urban CO
We have a large free roaming group of cats in our urban CO neighborhood. Because of a usually dry drainage ditch, Sand Creek, we also have foxes, skunks, raccoons, once in awhile a coyote, and who kno… read more
Dr. Welton
Dr. Welton
Veterinarian/Practice Owner
Doctoral Degree
570 satisfied customers
we have been taking care of a feral cat for about 18 months.
we have been taking care of a feral cat for about 18 months. we think he is around 3 years old. he is not fixed. he has warmed up to us enough to have spent most of the past 2 very cold winter months … read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,960 satisfied customers
I have the care of a small feral cat colony. One of the cats,
I have the care of a small feral cat colony. One of the cats, a twelve-year-old neutered male, has what appears to be an upper salivary gland rupture in the area below his ear. Since he's feral, I'm u… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,427 satisfied customers
We have found a approx 4 month old kitten. He was malnourished and had two wounds slightly
We have found a approx 4 month old kitten. He was malnourished and had two wounds slightly smaller than a dime. He is eating and active now. But the wounds have not healed and have an slight odor. Wha… read more
Dr. Barbara
Dr. Barbara
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
569 satisfied customers
My cat has a hairless sore about 2.5 cm in diameter with twol
My cat has a hairless sore about 2.5 cm in diameter with twol holes in the neck, At first the sore appeared "clean," but it is now full of "granulomatous" tissue and stinks.I have tried to wash the le… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,225 satisfied customers
my cat has what appears to be a small wound on his head, his
my cat has what appears to be a small wound on his head, his face is now swollen and as I was cleaning the wound, foul smelling pus is squirting out, what can this possibly be?… read more
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
4,835 satisfied customers
cat: her tail about 3 inches above the anus..bleeding..foul smelling
my cat has a small cut on the underside of her tail about 3 inches above the anus. It is lightly bleeding, but there is an oily discharge that is very foul smelling along with the blood. This is a ver… read more
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Dr Scott Nimmo
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hi, my name is Ken. Ive got a tom cat that has been on the
hi, my name is Ken. I've got a tom cat that has been on the wrong side of a fight. I've cleaned him up with betadine, but i would like to start him on a prophilactic antibiotic. I have doxycycline 100… read more
Dr.Fiona
Dr.Fiona
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,587 satisfied customers
i have an outdoor cat (stray) who got into a cat fight. he
i have an outdoor cat (stray) who got into a cat fight. he got bit on his upper cheek below his ear. he now has a big swollen mass...fluid like.....i took a warm wash cloth and applied pressure and bl… read more
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Dr Pete
Bachelor's Degree
1,334 satisfied customers
cat: month old outdoor..feeding..huge abscess on the base of his tail
My neighbors are out of town and have asked me to keep watch on their 8 month old outdoor only cat. While feeding him yesterday, I noticed he has a huge abscess on the base of his tail. His owners won… read more
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Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
Cat, who is often in fights, has a large lump, that has just
Cat, who is often in fights, has a large lump, that has just appeared, right next to his eye. It's suppurating slightly and closing his eye. What could it be?… read more
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Dr. Christy
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Doctoral Degree
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