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My cat has a bald spot right between his should blades. we
Second opinion] my cat has a bald spot right between his should blades. we adopted him and the previous people used a cheap flea medicine so the hair in that spot was thin when we got him. over the su… read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,518 satisfied customers
My 10 year old my Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any
My 10 year old my Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: My 10 year old Domestic pure white short haired indoor only cat has developed an oily looking patch on… read more
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Scott Perry
Cat Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,160 satisfied customers
Hi, My 10-year-old cat, Tanner, has had a sore on the back
Hi, My 10-year-old cat, Tanner, has had a sore on the back of his neck for about a month now. I first noticed it while petting him. At that point, it like a scab that was partially falling off. It was… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,293 satisfied customers
my cat has what appeears to be flea allergy dermatitis, yet the vet could find no evidence
my cat has what appeears to be flea allergy dermatitis, yet the vet could find no evidence of fleas. I use Front line every 30 days. Another cat, who sleeps with this one, has also got the symptoms. H… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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DVM
31,296 satisfied customers
My cat has a feverish stomach and groin, I am assuming from
My cat has a feverish stomach and groin, I am assuming from a flea bite allergy. He has been given 3 shots of steroids and it keeps coming back. Raw red skin, loss of hair, and some weight loss. He lo… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,959 satisfied customers
My cat is scratching and has little scabby bites all over that
My cat is scratching and has little scabby bites all over that appear to be attached to her skin. She also has a hole in her side that has lost hair and looks like a crater with a center. I am using a… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
My elderly cat has recently developed sore, itchy patches of
My elderly cat has recently developed sore, itchy patches of skin beneath both ears and also loss of fur in those areas. Any ideas what this could be?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,293 satisfied customers
My cat is 14 and the hair on his back is turning grey, moving
My cat is 14 and the hair on his back is turning grey, moving upward from his tail to the middle of his back and really thinning. Is this old age? Im trying to change his food to Wellness. I have read… read more
CriticalCareVet
CriticalCareVet
Veterinary Specialist
Doctoral Degree
52,595 satisfied customers
cat: allways thirsty,thin,loosing her fur..tape worm..see rice pieces
There has been no change in my cat. She is allways thirsty,thin,loosing her fur, and dry scabbi skin,mostly in the rear along the spine. Could it be a tape worm, even though I don't see rice pieces.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,293 satisfied customers
cat: losing his hair and has alot of scabby feeling area on top
Dr Z answered my last question about my cat Raider. Now I have another problem. I have noticed that only on his head and face he is losing his hair and has alot of scabby feeling area on top of his he… read more
Dr. Johnson
Dr. Johnson
BVM&S
999 satisfied customers
cats: little scab attacked their seems to be no fleas..bathed
i have two cats they are both losing their hair sometimes in little tuffs with a little scab attacked their seems to be no fleas and have been treated for them just in case we have added oil to their … read more
Dr. Judy
Dr. Judy
Veterinarian (relief) and consultant
Doctoral Degree
208 satisfied customers
cat: petco when he was 8 weeks old..animals..neutered..his first shots
hello, We have a 8 month old male cat named Thunder. We purchased him at Petco when he was 8 weeks old from a woman that took very good care of her animals. Thunder was already neutered and had all hi… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
Theres a stray white cat we feed and lately it appears to
There's a stray white cat we feed and lately it appears to be sick. It started with what looked like fleas, or small black dots on her forehead, then redness, then hairloss, and now just redness, irri… read more
Dr. Heather
Dr. Heather
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
409 satisfied customers
cat: 12 year old..year old female..scabby dry skin build..scabs scaped
Hi, We have a 12 year old female cat. She has a scabby dry skin build up along parts of her spine, sometimes around her neck and sometimes on the chin. She is very willing to have the scabs scaped off… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
I have a 14 year old female Blue Burmese cat that I wanted
I have a 14 year old female Blue Burmese cat that I wanted to do a flea treamtment on (using spot-on flea control pipette). But I notice that she has some skin irritation on her back near the tail. Th… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,959 satisfied customers
Our cat has lost some fur around her tail. We initially thought
Our cat has lost some fur around her tail. We initially thought she'd been fighting-she came back one night with a clump missing and what looked looked like a flesh wound. It healed up very quickly no… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,076 satisfied customers
my cat seems to be loosing all of her hair and has bumps on
my cat seems to be loosing all of her hair and has bumps on her head she sneezes and has done this since she was a kitten other than this she seems fine eats well has energy loves to suck on face that… read more
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Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
cat: has scratched a lot of hair from her body over the past few years
Our cat "Midnight" has scratched a lot of hair from her body over the past few years. She was checked for allergies. We have changed her food to avoid those allergies. But she still has hair loss and … read more
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Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
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