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He's constantly moving around to get comfortable and mostly
He's constantly moving around to get comfortable and mostly laying on his side and flicking his tail pretty hard. He doesn't want to be touched and keeps moving around uncomfortable. I don't know what… read more
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Terri
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My cat has lost hair on legs and back by tail. It is an
my cat has lost hair on legs and back by tail. It is an indoor cat. There is no scabbing and he doesn't seem to be bothered by it, no extra itching or licking the area. Energy level is the same as is … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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My male cat does weird stuff when sleeping. His legs start
My male cat does weird stuff when sleeping. His legs start shivering consistently when he gets comfortable and they don't stop. But he doesn't HAVE to be asleep. It's when he is resting… read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,503 satisfied customers
My 10 year old short hair cat has just recently lost a patch
My 10 year old short hair cat has just recently lost a patch of hair at the base of her tail. It looks like she has been irritated there, but the skin is not red or broken and she has just been lickin… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My 5 year old spayed indoor female cat has recently lost or
My 5 year old spayed indoor female cat has recently lost or broken off a strip of hair on her back by her tail. She also has what feels like scabs around her neck,, but they dont go away with time. Wh… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,334 satisfied customers
my daughter has a 18 mo old male cat who had all of his shots
my daughter has a 18 mo old male cat who had all of his shots about 2 months ago. he spends most of his days outside and hunts quite a bit. about 3 weeks ago he started losing his hair and has lost we… read more
Dr. Joey
Dr. Joey
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,712 satisfied customers
My cat throws up several times a day, she has chewed most of
My cat throws up several times a day, she has chewed most of her hair off her underside and back side. I know the hair is causing her to throw up, but what would make her start chewing her hair off?… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,054 satisfied customers
My cats biopsy showed some follicular atrphy. He is losing
My cat's biopsy showed some follicular atrphy. He is losing hair, same on both sides. it started with his tail and rear legs and is moving upward. He licks his legs a lot but the skin is not reddened,… read more
CriticalCareVet
CriticalCareVet
Veterinary Specialist
Doctoral Degree
57,087 satisfied customers
cat: 2yr old..growing back..loosing hair on his back by his tail,i
I have a 2yr old male cat who has been fixed. He has been loosing a lot of hair.This fall he lost all the hair on his tail. I took him to the vet.But we did not find out why he lost all the hair on hi… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Practice owner
Doctoral Degree
6,702 satisfied customers
I have a Pixie Bob cat Half Brown Tabby and half Bob Cat
I have a Pixie Bob cat Half Brown Tabby and half Bob Cat he is 9 years old and just started losing his hair on his tail and his hind leg same side when i brush him or tug on his hair it doesn't come o… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,656 satisfied customers
my cat percy/almost 1 year/neutered male/one of the most loving
my cat percy/almost 1 year/neutered male/one of the most loving cats i have had. i shut his tail in the front door. he went screaming into woods. but; in half hour & me calling came out. right across … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,334 satisfied customers
cat: long hair..heart murmur..kidney disease..stages of Kidney Failure
I have a 20 year old long hair cat. A little history, he does have a heart murmur, but the vet said that it was a 2 or 3. He has kidney disease, or the stages of Kidney Failure, I can't remember which… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,424 satisfied customers
hello. My cat is very itchy and he keeps licking, which is
hello. My cat is very itchy and he keeps licking, which is causing him to lose his fur. I have taken him to the vets and they it may be an allergy. They suggested an obscure diet of venison and green … read more
Denise Colgrove
Denise Colgrove
Relief veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,383 satisfied customers
cat: 13 yr old..feral..thin..( 10-15 times a day-wet food and dry).
My 13 yr old n/m ( feral but inside cat) is very thin, but eats all the time. He has lost a lot of weight, but eats as much as we give him. ( 10-15 times a day-wet food and dry). He also has lost fur … read more
Dr. Susan
Dr. Susan
3,828 satisfied customers
domestic long hair - 11 yrs...licking himself an awful lot..back legs
I have a domestic long hair - 11 yrs. old - last few months he's been licking himself an awful lot, esp. back legs - to the point he's licked hair off. He has what appears to be scabby bruises (from f… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
My cat is losing his fur on his legs, backside and tail. Lately,
My cat is losing his fur on his legs, backside and tail. Lately, he seems to have lost weight. He is not acting differently, and seems to be eating. He is a very nervous cat and lately he seems to be … read more
Dr. Jamie
Dr. Jamie
Doctor Veterinary Medicine
16 satisfied customers
Hello, One of my cats is licking the back of his front
Hello, One of my cats is licking the back of his front legs to the point where there is no fur left and only pink skin, nothing looks infected nor does the skin look extremely irritated. When I touch … read more
Dr. Erica
Dr. Erica
small animal veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
585 satisfied customers
My mom lives alone at home with her cat Baby . They are very
My mom lives alone at home with her cat"Baby". They are very close and have a routine they do every morning. She is used to sitting on Mom's lap alot. Usually she hides when anyone would come over. 3 … read more
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Dr. Kathryn Pearson, DVM
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