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cat is losing its fur. Doesn't appear to have fleas No signs of fleas at all no eggs or fleas … read more
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Wally is a furred cat that is losing a lot of fur around his
Wally is a long furred cat that is losing a lot of fur around his neck. Big clumps. Could that be a fungus? … read more
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She is pulling her fur out by the roots all over her body.
she is pulling her fur out by the roots all over her body. and although she is eating, she seems to be losing weight … read more
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My cat is a neutered male who is 10 years old. He and two
My cat is a neutered male who is 10 years old. He and two other cats are outdoor cats who live in a building where they can drink, litter and feed whenever they want to. Over the past month my cat has… read more
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My 14 year old long-haired cat, Molly, has a lot of white dander
My 14 year old long-haired cat, Molly, has a lot of white dander showing on her calico tail. The skin on her back closest to her tail has raised pimples. Is there a lotion or something to treat her? S… read more
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the cat seams lethargic when he walk its like he loses his
the cat seams lethargic when he walk its like he loses his balance. does not seam to be in pain… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My 8 year old female cat has begun to have sticky and matted
My 8 year old female cat has begun to have sticky and matted together hair on her back. It began in one place and now it's in three different places along her back bone. Is this coming from her or is … read more
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Dr. Dan
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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
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Dr. Joey
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Dr.Peter, John Hamrich again. The cat is not losing weight,
Dr.Peter, John Hamrich again. The cat is not losing weight, appears to be healthy, just seems to have that dry, flakey skin and matted hair area. She maintains the rest of her fur nicely, just doesnt … read more
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Dr. Peter
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cat: bald, red spot on the back of her ear..ringworm..cause hair loss
One of my cats was grooming the other -- somewhat overenthusiastically -- and the cat being groomed now has a bald, red spot on the back of her ear. The cats were passively exposed to ringworm about s… read more
DrChristineM
DrChristineM
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Doctoral Degree
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My 8-year-old, neutered male, cat has started losing hair at
My 8-year-old, neutered male, cat has started losing hair at the base of his tail. First going down the tail, now on his back at the base of his tail. He has never been outside. He lives in my store, … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Ragdoll: his spine and it goes into the top base part of his tail
I have a male Ragdoll who will be 7 years old this Dec 27th, 2010. I brush him with his cat brush daily. I noticed some flakiness near the center but near the bottom of his spine and it goes into the … read more
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VetCares
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Hi - my cat has stopped grooming her haunches - there is a
Hi - my cat has stopped grooming her haunches - there is a huge swatch of dead fur along her flanks & she is only 5 years old. I thought it was just the move 4 months ago that she got behind, but it i… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
My male is cat is 8 years old and recently has been going slightly
My male is cat is 8 years old and recently has been going slightly bald around his rear and tail and sometimes has wobbly fits is the best way i can describe it, he doesnt howl in pain or seem too dis… read more
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Dr. Emmy
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
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I have a 16 year old longhair indoor cat. I noticed the beginning
I have a 16 year old longhair indoor cat. I noticed the beginning of matting & excessive dander on his lower back. On closer inspection his tail looks to be starting to matt as well. I have started to… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has medium length hair, and seems to have dandruff
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Dr. Scott
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Doctoral Degree
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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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Doctoral Degree
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what causes an otherwise healthy cat to develop a very flabby
what causes an otherwise healthy cat to develop a very flabby posterior tummy? No fat, just skin. Two of my cats now have this. Central line is still taut.… read more
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