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Both of my cats are losing hair. One has a small bald spot
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Hello, my long haired cat over the past week has started losing large clumps of hair. It's like you can almost pull them off her. In the past she had those skin bumps that would leak and then disappea… read more
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I have a question about my friend's kitty. She is losing
Hello. I have a question about my friend's kitty. She is losing hair around her tail. It's very sparse fur, almost none at all losing it around base of tail & about 4-5 inches up center of her back. S… read more
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My female cat is 18 years old; she is losing her fur in tufts
My female cat is 18 years old; she is losing her fur in tufts or clumps. When these clumps form on her I've tried to remove them but she won't let me. It seems like it hurts unless they fall on their … read more
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I have a 16-year-old diabetic cat. Ive been giving her insulin
I have a 16-year-old diabetic cat. I've been giving her insulin injections twice daily for about 9 years now. I take her in every 2 or 3 months for a glucose check, and at her last check-up, about 2 m… read more
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Our weather was cold then now it is 4 -9 degrees above freezing.
Our weather was cold then now it is 4 -9 degrees above freezing. Would my indoor cat lose downy fur because she is indoor and warm. Before last Nov. we lived where she could go outside She is a tabby … read more
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My 15 year old cat seems to be molting. She is losing fur
My 15 year old cat seems to be molting. She is losing fur and getting tangles that she has never had.… read more
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I have a haired cat and her fur gets matted easily. The fur
I have a long haired cat and her fur gets matted easily. The fur around part of her neck has fallen out in small area and can see thin places with just a small amount of fur remaining. I know she shed… read more
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My 10 year old speyed cat has suddenly changed from living
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Our 11 year old cat is losing clumps of hair, but has no bald
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tufts of fur..frontline for fleas and ticks, he likes to spend time
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3 months ago my cat was severely injured. She has since healed
3 months ago my cat was severely injured. She has since healed nearly completely. However there are 2 patches of skin in an unaffected area that have gone hairless the size of a dine and quarter. and … read more
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I am finding clumps of fur from my indoor cat. What might this indicate? What should I do?… read more
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