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She has been with me since May 2002. She has always been
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I have a female cat, approximately 13 yrs old who I just
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Our cat has been drooling a lot for the past month or so.
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5 yr old persian.she is scratching and loosing clumps of fur.
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I have an approx. 11 yr old orange tabby. approx 18 months ago i started seeing drops of
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my cat is a 5 yr old male. he is an indoor/outdoor cat. a
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I have a cat that is 16yrs old, she is an outdoor cat. She
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