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Let me start by saying I am an Emergency Medicine Provider.
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My 14 year old maine coon has suddenly had one of his ears
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My cat has a swollen ear flap and is acting like he is
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a round area on the back side of the cat that has little hair
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I think my cat "Oggie" has ear mites. She does not travel well, she is 14 yrs old. So taking her into the vet is very difficult. She has brown/black substance in her one ear and shakes her head alot. … read more
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