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He is losing a lot of hair, i have even seen him biting some
he is losing a lot of hair, i have even seen him biting some of it out … read more
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Dr. Emily
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Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
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Small pin spots on the skin she is very itchy. Misty she is
small pin prick spots on the skin she is very itchy … read more
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Dr. Beth
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9 year old, spayed, short-haired, female. No specialty
9 year old, spayed, short-haired, female. No specialty breed. Lived with another cat for 4 years, but only pet during the past 5 years. Indoor cat only. No front claws. Litter box trained, without eve… read more
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Cher
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My 12 year old hair kitty girl has very dry skin with large
My 12 year old long hair kitty girl has very dry skin with large scabby areas particularly on her shoulders and down to elbow. No flea presence and I stopped letting her go outside in the early fall w… read more
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Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My cat is female and will be 18 in July. She has always had
My cat is female and will be 18 in July. She has always had sensitivity around her tail head if I pet her back by the top of her tail she will lick her front shoulder. Lately, she has been chewing her… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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Can you brush a cat so much that she has thinning hair in that
Can you brush a cat so much that she has thinning hair in that area. My kitty has a thin patch right where I pet her. I don't know whether I need to take her to the vet or if it is likely caused by my… read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,960 satisfied customers
Our cat has black bugs crawling all over her underside. She
Our cat has black bugs crawling all over her underside. She is so fat she cannot reach them. I did treat her with flee medication twice and they are not going away. Now that I have been able to see th… read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,555 satisfied customers
My black and white cat and my sisters Siamese mix are only
My black and white cat and my sisters Siamese mix are only a month apart in age, hoever her cat Zander has always been more agressive and a little bigger then my black and white cat Yao. Yao has alway… read more
Dr. Gene
Dr. Gene
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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My cat us constantly scratching and licking herself but there
My cat us constantly scratching and licking herself but there are no fleas. She is losing fur on her belly, insides of all 4 legs and now a patch gone on her tail! When we adopted her 5 years ago she … read more
Dr. Louis Gotthelf
Dr. Louis Gotthelf
Chief Staff Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
772 satisfied customers
How do we discourage my sons two month old kitten from climbing
How do we discourage my son's two month old kitten from climbing up our backs. She jumps us from behind and scratches all the way up to our shoulders. She is part Savannah cat and otherwise very affec… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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cat: My 5 year..vomits..come back up immediately after she eats
My 5 year old cat vomits periodically. It seems to come back up immediately after she eats as the food does not appear to have broken down. She has done this for at least two years. She had a complete… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Practice owner
Doctoral Degree
6,702 satisfied customers
My cat goes through stages of where she constantly licks down
My cat goes through stages of where she constantly licks down her back, tail, and backs of rear legs to where she is taking all her fur off but this has got worse over the last few months. There seems… read more
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LindaR
Bachelor's Degree
99 satisfied customers
My cat is constantly scratching and he nibbles at himself..He
My cat is constantly scratching and he nibbles at himself..He doesn't have fleas and he is an inside cat..He's about 10 years old, weighs in at a hefty 25 lbs...I've tried giving him a bath but, that … read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,225 satisfied customers
I have a siamese mix femal cat that is at least 12 years old.
I have a siamese mix femal cat that is at least 12 years old. I have had her for 10 years. I have another cat that is from a litter that she had shortly after she was given to me. Recently both cats g… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
siamese: shes..her tail,,,, she has scabs..scratching
We have a 3-4 yr old female Cat (think shes part siamese) med .hair silky texterd .,,,,,,,,,,, She is losing her hair from front shoulders back onto her tail,,,, she has scabs where she is always scra… read more
Dr. P
Dr. P
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
801 satisfied customers
My cat is 17 years old and in good general health other than
My cat is 17 years old and in good general health other than a slight kidney issue. She is long haired and has recently lost a big patch of fur on her back - my vet isn't concerned but I am - should t… read more
FamilyPetDoctor
FamilyPetDoctor
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,475 satisfied customers
siamese: hair on her stomach and back legs..sores..scratched..licked
About a year ago our 12 yr old siamese cat started losing the hair on her stomach and back legs. She had crusty, scaly type sores. She scratched and licked alot. We took her to the vet and he gave her… read more
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Drt4Mom
Doctoral Degree
390 satisfied customers
my siamese cat has a constant itch where her tail meets her
my siamese cat has a constant itch where her tail meets her back. She is constantly biting this area to relieve the itch. I looked up the symtoms for mange and this does not appear to be the problem. … read more
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Dr Pete
Bachelor's Degree
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