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Both of my cats are losing hair. One has a small bald spot
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My two cats have brown/black flecks in their fur and have bugs crawling around pretty fast. The bugs are brownish redish and are pretty big like a cm long, I try to get them out but they crawl around … read more
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dust mites on cats how can i have that tested? cats were at the vet and they found nothin
dust mites on cats how can i have that tested? cats were at the vet and they found nothing. when cats lose hair the hair moves. if the light is correct & hairs in water you can see tiny tiny bugs… read more
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One of my cats had fleas, took care of that. Then we found
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Each day I use a lint brush to clean up after my cats. I have
Each day I use a lint brush to clean up after my cats. I have found these tan colored droppings from her fur and do not know what they are. They are hard and break a part easily when you press your fi… read more
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cat: towel..worms..I attributed to some indoor/outdoor mats..threw
I just shook out a towel from my cat's bed and there were tiny black and white moving things which I assume are worms of some sort. I saw some last week in another area that I attributed to some indoo… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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cats: I started to itch like crazy, but unlike my husband
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 6 yr old male cat that has started losing clumps of
I have a 6 yr old male cat that has started losing clumps of hair, not enough to leave blank spots, but we find hair every day. I have had cats al my life, probably 13 all together in 60 yrs. never ca… read more
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cat: itching..I brush him, his fur has tiny black dots all through it
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my cats have something that is causing their skin to peal and
my cats have something that is causing their skin to peal and scab, even loose their hair. we have taken them to see the vet. she told us it was fleas. then when they couldn't find any fleas they said… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I just noticed small worm-like creatures on my cats blankets
I just noticed small worm-like creatures on my cat's blankets and when I looked at my cat's belly she has rather large bugs. What should I do until I can get her to my vet?… read more
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My cat has on his lower back small red parasites. Are these
My cat has on his lower back small red parasites. Are these mites and can I get an over the counter treatment? My cat has always been an indoor cat… read more
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Hello and thank you. One of my cats had been ill and after 3 trips to the vet in the past 2 weeks, I discovered - and removed - a warble from his neck last night. He went to the vet today and the vet … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have been noticing that my cat is evidently having what appears
I have been noticing that my cat is evidently having what appears to be either small ants or bugs in her litter box. I do not know if these are coming from her or as an outside source. I have gone to … read more
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