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We have two cats. Both are indoor cats. Both have been
We have two cats. Both are indoor cats. Both have been scratching more just recently. We changed their food to an indoor formula. One cat is much improved, but the other appears no better and maybe a … read more
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Dr. Dan M.
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi there! My 1.5 year old cat (fully vaccinated) has 2 red
Hi there! My 1.5 year old cat (fully vaccinated) has 2 red scabs on his back. I tried brushing it out (thinking its dirt) and removed the scab to leave skin raw! I disinfected them with antiseptic and… read more
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catzanddogz
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My poor cat has developed a scab-like condition on her back
My poor cat has developed a scab-like condition on her back and neck. She loves for you to scratch her and sometimes the scabs loosen and come off. Tonight I noticed she is bleeding! I noticed because… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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Yesterday I noticed a small scab which looked at first like
Yesterday I noticed a small scab which looked at first like a graze on my cats head. She is eating and purring so thought she had scratched herself we cut her nails. Today I was stroking her and notic… read more
Dr. BJ Hughes
Dr. BJ Hughes
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
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I suspect my cat may have miliary dermatitis. She is 10 years
I suspect my cat may have miliary dermatitis. She is 10 years old, very well fed, does not have fleas. She has crusty scabs around her neck, chin, back and tail base area. She had the condition before… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
My cat has a sore on her neck. It doesnt seem to bother her
My cat has a sore on her neck. It doesn't seem to bother her but I won't go away. I read that she could be allergic to fleas so I put flea meds on her back. I've never seen a flea on her before but I … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
My Cat has skin problems, scabs on her skin around her neck
My Cat has skin problems, scabs on her skin around her neck rear and back in some places. Can you let me know what that could be? How to treat it....… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,054 satisfied customers
my cat has a bald strip that startted weeks ago down the top
my cat has a bald strip that startted weeks ago down the top of his tail. We thought he had scraped it on something. But this weekend, we came home from being gone, and the strip has grown up his back… read more
Dr Z
Dr Z
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,715 satisfied customers
I have a 9 year old super fluffy, long haired part Manx who
I have a 9 year old super fluffy, long haired part Manx who in the last year gets scabs pretty bad on her back, rump, and thigh area, especially her rump. She gets a few on her neck but not bad. I giv… read more
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Vet help
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,072 satisfied customers
My cat has a cut on her neck, which is weeping slightly. Is
My cat has a cut on her neck, which is weeping slightly. Is there a topical anitbiotic ointment that is suitable for felines? Do you have any bandaging suggestions?… read more
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
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Doctoral Degree
1,148 satisfied customers
My cat has 2 bumps on her neck. they do itch and she has caused
My cat has 2 bumps on her neck. they do itch and she has caused them to have scabs but now they are just hard and a yellowish tint.... they are equal distance from each other in the same spot on each … read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,054 satisfied customers
MY CAT HAS SOARS ON TOP OF HIS HEAD AND NECK WE THINK THEY
MY CAT HAS SOARS ON TOP OF HIS HEAD AND NECK WE THINK THEY OCCURED WHEN HE TRIED T0 SQUEEZE HIS WAY THROUGH THE DOG KENNEL? WE TOOK HIM TO THE VET AND GOT ANTIBIOTICS HE HAD SOME SWELLING OF TISSUE AN… read more
Dr. Debbie
Dr. Debbie
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,728 satisfied customers
cat: we rescued him from under our deck..scabs..dandruff.
Over the past few weeks, my cat has been cleaning a lot and is scabbing on his back. When we rescued him from under our deck, his back was covered in scabs that eventually disappeared. He also has dan… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Practice owner
Doctoral Degree
6,702 satisfied customers
I have refuged a beautiful stray male cat through the winter.
I have refuged a beautiful stray male cat through the winter. He now seems to be losing weight and has skin eruptions on his temples and some on the back of his neck. He tolerates my sorting through h… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
649 satisfied customers
persian: fleas but he scratches his neck..scab..my little
my name is XXXXX XXXXX have a persian cat named rocky.....he does not have fleas but he scratches his neck quite often......i found little bumps that scab up and can be pulled off.. before i use anyth… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Owner/veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
201 satisfied customers
My cat has scabs only around his neck. He does not have fleas
My cat has scabs only around his neck. He does not have fleas or any flea treatments. He is an indoor cat and the scabs seem to itch him also, they bleed. Please help… read more
Dr. Gene
Dr. Gene
Veterinarian, Chief of Staff
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,975 satisfied customers
My cat has red lumps on her neck. The vet said it was due
My cat has red lumps on her neck. The vet said it was due to one of my cats having fleas and gave us antibiotics and said they would go away. After the antibiotics were done the lumps were still there… read more
FamilyPetDoctor
FamilyPetDoctor
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,475 satisfied customers
I had my cat (abyssinian), on frontline for 2 months It worked
I had my cat (abyssinian), on frontline for 2 months It worked just fine Then I stpped using anything fora few months noticing cinamon(my cat) was scratching again and it was flea season I went and or… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,656 satisfied customers
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