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I want to send you a photo of a cat and see if you can tell me what’s wrong with her

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She’s got on top of her eyes big ,bleading spots

Veterinarian's Assistant: The Expert will know what to do about this bleeding. I'll connect you ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the cat?

Don’t know ! She just came to my garage and doesn’t want to leave

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CalCatDoc
CalCatDoc, Cat Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience: I have 31 years of clinical experience, with the past 22 years being in a feline-exclusive practice.
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Hi! I'mCustomerand I can help with your question (unless it's one of your weird Australian things, lol - I'm in SoCal).

Anyway, if you can attach the photos here to this chat window I'd be happy to have a look.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thank you! I’ll try and do that
For some reason doesn’t work ! I’ll try again
Can I have an email or phone to try in a text
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Wait, what? I know I replied.

It disappeared.

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Oh nevermind that comment. Got two windows/chats going and my brain didn't make the switch.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I see you’ve got the photo to many time! Do you have an answer for me! I don’t want to talk

No need for a phone call, just ignore that.

Are they all the same photo? I'm not through checking each one, lol.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Sorry! I didn’t realise that it worked to send so I’ve kept on trying :))). Really sorry

This kitty looks like he has what I call "Tuna Head". I see this severe facial dermatitis almost exclusively in cats eating fish (especially tuna) and who are highly allergic to it.

That said, I can't really diagnose over the internet. He could have an external parasite or two, or he could have both food allergy and parasites. But I do see tuna head on a regular basis and have always been able to clear it up by removing all fish from the diet immediately.

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He should be on a good quality commercial cat food that uses poultry as its animal protein source.

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He is severe enough that he might have a secondary bacterial skin infection from all the scratching, so a trip to the vet to clip/clean and then get on some antibiotics is probably in order.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Grear! Thank you

Yvw,happy to help.

Please let me know how he does. I love getting reports back after the vet visit to see if I was right.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Sure! Thank you

TTYL

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Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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