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Fur has been falling out on his back. It started at the base
Fur has been falling out on his back. It started at the base of his tail and had spread almost halfway up his back. The skin there feels hot. I do not think he's pulling it out. Help! … read more
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Her tail is down and limp - she usually has it up - when I try to lift it it just falls - otherwise she seems to be feeling all right … read more
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Dr. Bruce
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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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Yesterday I noticed a small scab which looked at first like
Yesterday I noticed a small scab which looked at first like a graze on my cats head. She is eating and purring so thought she had scratched herself we cut her nails. Today I was stroking her and notic… read more
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Dr. BJ Hughes
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Dear Sir, This summer,, my cat has lost his long fur (not
Dear Sir, This summer,, my cat has lost his long fur (not all of it), sleeps alot, and doesn't like canned food (never has). He has lost his long fur around his tail area, and is becoming thinner. He … read more
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Dr. Deb
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Doctoral Degree
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I am worried about my male cat because he has a red bump near
I am worried about my male cat because he has a red bump near where his tail meets his back, do you have any idea what this might be?… read more
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I have an older cat, 16 years, who will not come up out of
I have an older cat, 16 years, who will not come up out of our basement. She is pulling out the hair at the base of the tail and somewhat down the tail. She is eating and drinking fine and using the l… read more
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aggieervet
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I have been taking care of a cat outside that has adopted me. I feed it twice a day and she was pretty frisky and would jump on my dog to play when I took my dog out for a potty break and would reluct… read more
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Denise Colgrove
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has recently licked an entire section of hair off of
My cat has recently licked an entire section of hair off of her side. In addition to this bald patch, there is a patch at the base of her tail that has become scaly and scabby and has been bleeding a … read more
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cat: year old female..spayed and vaccinated..fleas..fur at the site
Six year old female cat, spayed and vaccinated. She's highly allergic to fleas, but the topical treatments cause awful reactions. The fur at the site on the back of her neck falls out and the skin bec… read more
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my cat has a really itchy back at the base of the tail. I regularly
my cat has a really itchy back at the base of the tail. I regularly use front line on him for the four years we have had him. could it be mites? I cant see anything but he has flakey skin but the fur … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my female cat is 9 yrs. old and I recently noticed that their
my female cat is 9 yrs. old and I recently noticed that their was an area of crusty skin on her back near the tail. I bathed her and for the past few days her hair has been thinning in that area quite… read more
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my cat is a chartreux, shes been getting some sort of pimple,
my cat is a chartreux, she's been getting some sort of pimple, the fur around it falls out when it dries. this is the 6th one in 2 years,, what can that be? and what should i do? " my cat stays in doo… read more
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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
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Dr. Drew
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My cat has a rash that started out about a month ago with bumps
My cat has a rash that started out about a month ago with bumps (coarse grain of sand size) dorsally around her tail. Some hair loss is evident at the base of tail. She licked herself frequently at fi… read more
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my cats fur is falling out in clumps,his fur is rough in spots
my cats fur is falling out in clumps,his fur is rough in spots and feels like it has sand in it.… read more
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Dr. Christie
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Doctoral Degree
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Cat has severe bumps clustered on her ears as well as chronic
Cat has severe bumps clustered on her ears as well as chronic itching and some hair loss from pulling it out. What is it and what do I do?… read more
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