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Second opinion] My kitten has some skin conditions going on. I have pictures and/or I can describe them… read more
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I found a circle outline scab on my kitten. I'd assume
Hi! I found a circle outline scab on my kitten. I'd assume ringworm but there is no hair loss, mag I send a photo? Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: Scab … read more
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Our cat has a small patch of missing hair on her neck. She
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Hello, My Cat has mostly black fur. On her back is a very
Hello, My Cat has mostly black fur. On her back is a very small bald spot, and a few hair around it have turned white. It desn't seem to hurt her if i touch that area. Do you have any ideas as to what… read more
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My cat is losing hair on the back of her head just below the
My cat is losing hair on the back of her head just below the ears. The skin is clean, there is no sign of redness, soreness, infection or anything. Just a bald patch just below each ear.… read more
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I have another kitten, about 5 weeks old, who has lost all
I have another kitten, about 5 weeks old, who has lost all her fur excep in her face and legs. I suspect ringworm though there are no lesions. There are 4 in the litter. One othe has lost some fur beh… read more
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my cat has scabs all over from base of tail to chin
my cat has scabs all over from base of tail to chin and head, doesn't seem to be concerning her but scabs fall off leaving an open wound. its like she has been biten by a thousand midge's this is not … read more
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cat: chewing..his legs and tail..scabs..allergic to fleas or his food
My 15 year old cat has been scratching and chewing himself bald at the back of his legs and tail and is covered in scabs from constant scratching his face, neck and flanks. The vet has repeatedly said… read more
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DrChristineM
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My 9 month old kitten has recently developed a red spot on the inside of his ear. I put a q-tip to it to check for blood and there was. He also has a small spot on his upper lip towards the corner of … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has experienced significant hair loss on her belly and
My cat has experienced significant hair loss on her belly and the insides of her back legs. I haven't noticed her overly grooming the areas. The only difference in behavior I've seen is that she scrat… read more
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My black cat has an irritation in the last 4 inces of her tail.
My black cat has an irritation in the last 4 inces of her tail. The fur is thinner there than the rest of the tail. She has been seen by local vets , a blood test was taken that showed no problems, bu… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My american short-hair..fur at her tail..antibiotic ointment..reddish
My american short-hair had 1 section of fur at her tail on spine and some small red scab-like spots on the skin. I put some triple-action antibiotic ointment (people med) on for a few days--seemed bet… read more
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i have three cats and recently one of their tails at the tip
i have three cats and recently one of their tails at the tip looks like someone tied a rubber band around it and the fur is gone in that spot. the other day i notice another cat's tail is the same way… read more
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My new kitten came home with a little patch of rough skin on
My new kitten came home with a little patch of rough skin on her back, near her tail. I thought it was dandruff. It is now the size of a $.50 piece and has no hair. What is it? How can I treat it?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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HI, I am a little concerned about our cat lucy. She is an 11 year old indoor cat and we think she have gotten in a fight with her brother. There is a patch of fur missing from her back about 2 inches … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: treating..for demodectic mites..I adopted a Humane Soc.
I'm treating 1 kitten Zuba and 1 cat Fuggles for demodectic mites. I adopted a Humane Soc. kitten 3 months ago. She had a small patch of missing fur between her shoulder blades, and soon had other mis… read more
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