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My cat scratches a lot and in the past lost lots of fur, she…

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My cat scratches a lot...
My cat scratches a lot and in the past lost lots of fur, she had scabby areas and her skin on her brow and by her ears looks a little wrinkly. I put her on organic, no chicken, no soy, no wheat cat food, she always puked up regular cat food. She is lively and happy otherwise. I feel so sorry for her! How can I help her
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Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago

I am very sorry to see that you have not received a response to your initial question before now. I just came online and found that your question had not been addressed. How is your companion at this time?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
She’s is fine. Do you know could be the problem?
Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago

You mentioned that Bella scratches a lot, can you tell me where she primarily scratches?

Where do these scabs typically occur?

Can you share a few pictures of the wrinkled spots you're seeing?

Does she scratch year round or only during certain seasons?

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