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My cat is scratching her neck and she's got bumps on it,
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When I first got Katie she had some hair loss where they spaded her but now it seems to have spread to about half her belly and the back of her front legs. She's an indoor cat and very clean. What mig… read more
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, we just inherited a cat from a friend who moved and she
, we just inherited a cat from a friend who moved and she has little scabs on her back. Most are near her tail area but some are farther up and around her sides. She was a rescue cat found in the wood… read more
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our cat has little scabs on her spine toward her rear end.
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Hello, Pucci, my 3 year old ragdoll kitty is loosing hair
Hello, Pucci, my 3 year old ragdoll kitty is loosing hair visibly on her tail. She is licking it frequently, biting it, and it seems that it is itching her, too. Other than that she is healthy, eats w… read more
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veterinarian
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Hi, my cat has small dry dark scabby bumps on her back in the
Hi, my cat has small dry dark scabby bumps on her back in the area above the tail. They are spread unevenly around--not just one place. They are not anywhere else on her body. She had them before but … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello: I have a female, black domestic short hair cat.
Hello: I have a female, black domestic short hair cat. She is about 7 years old. She has been rapidly licking/biting her fur off over the last few months. She gets down to the skin and moves on to a n… read more
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Dr. Scarlett
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has small black bugs on her but she is not itchy
My cat has small black bugs on her but she is not itchy and shows no signs of being uncomfortable. We noticed it a few weeks ago and at first we thought they were scabs flaking off and never thought m… read more
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Dr. Scarlett
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has stated licking his front legs as fast as he can
My cat has stated licking his front legs as fast as he can when I rub him on his lower back. He also licks himself on his sides and his belly all the time. He is an inside cat and has never been outsi… read more
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My cat now has two small hard bumps on his chin, they have
My cat now has two small hard bumps on his chin, they have been there for a few weeks. He has one before but it went away for about a week. The bumps are separate and one has a scab where he probably … read more
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My cat is very itchy and is constantly scratching and licking.
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Doctoral Degree
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I have an indoor cat that might sneak outside for a minute
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Doctoral Degree
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I have two cats. My son noticed in his bed a patch of debris
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi. My 2 year old otherwise healthy indoor/outdoor neutered
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Doctoral Degree
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My persian cat seems to have extremely dry skin. He has been
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I have a female cat who is a little overweight. She has trouble
I have a female cat who is a little overweight. She has trouble cleaning her back so a couple of days ago I combed out her excess hair. Now she seems to have white flaked and black stuff that looks li… read more
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Dr. K
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Doctoral Degree
2,582 satisfied customers
cat: 13 yr...developed..hair loss on her back, at the base of her tail
I have a 13 yr. old female cat that has developed some hair loss on her back, at the base of her tail. When I first noticed it (few months ago) it was about the size of a quarter. It is now a patch of… read more
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Dr. JD
veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My cat over the past month has been having these sores on her
My cat over the past month has been having these sores on her neck and head. They look like scabs and if you try to clean them they are very red underneath. They seem to go away after a few days but m… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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