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My daughter has a 6 year old female kitten . She has never
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I have 2 cats-sisters -they are 1 year old. One has these
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Our 5 year old cat scratches, is losing her hair and has one
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I have a male cat Clyde whom is just past 10yrs old. He
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Hello Dr. Scott. I have a 1 year old Siamese cat, had him since
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My kitten (about 6 weeks) had a couple of fleas. I treated
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siamese: shes..her tail,,,, she has scabs..scratching
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My cat is about 13 years old. She was fixed as a kitten and
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