Cat Veterinary

Have Cat Questions? Ask a Cat Vet Online.

Ask a Cat Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Cat Veterinary Questions
He has black scabs that form on his chin. Tiger, age 6,
He has black scabs that form on his chin. JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age? Customer: Tiger, age 6 JA: This sounds important. The vet will definitely help you with this. I'm … read more
Dr. Meghan Denney
Dr. Meghan Denney
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
1,983 satisfied customers
My eight year old female cat seems to have a rash or lack of
My eight year old female cat seems to have a rash or lack of hair on her chin. She is healthy and eating well. Any idear?… read more
Expert
Expert
My kitten, 8 months, has these scabs on her chest just below her chin under her fur. They
My kitten, 8 months, has these scabs on her chest just below her chin under her fur. They don't seem to bother her, but she's had them about 6 weeks. At first I thought she may have leaned on the radi… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,944 satisfied customers
A triangular patch of hair (1 inch wide by one and a half inches
A triangular patch of hair (1 inch wide by one and a half inches long) is missing under my cat's chin on his neck. He does have a history of being allergic to flea bites. He is treated monthly with Fr… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,391 satisfied customers
cat: raw..Pet..heck out of ears (she has food allergies too)
Two questions: What can I do to help heal the raw scratched skin on my cat until I can afford to take her to a vet? I have a couple of Derma Pet bottles of stuff or food grade H2O2 I'm afraid with sti… read more
Denise Colgrove
Denise Colgrove
Relief veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,495 satisfied customers
I have a 14 year old black and brown tabby who has something
I have a 14 year old black and brown tabby who has something on her chin, it almost looks like blackhead and a few of the spots are raised like a pimple. The "black" bits seem to come off easily howev… read more
Dr. Christian K.
Dr. Christian K.
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,457 satisfied customers
cat: rubbed..No swelling and not annoying to her in anyway but looks
my cat looks like she has rubbed her chin up something. At first ithought it was dirt but after weeks it is still here. No swelling and not annoying to her in anyway but looks like she is loosin some … read more
VetCares
VetCares
veterinarian
DVM
458 satisfied customers
I have a 5 month old calico. Her chin is white but she has
I have a 5 month old calico. Her chin is white but she has black flecks that looked like dirt at first but it is on her skin. Now she has two patches approx 1/4" or bigger. The skin is black with hair… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,556 satisfied customers
about every 4 to six weeks my cat breaks out with a scabby
about every 4 to six weeks my cat breaks out with a scabby rash under his chin, sometimes in place of the rash his lower or upper lip swells. We have tried changing his diet, repeatedly, he does rub u… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,944 satisfied customers
my cat has sores under her chin that she just got recently.
my cat has sores under her chin that she just got recently. she keeps scratching them so much that they are scabbing and bleeding. she is an indoor cat and has not been exposed to anything new or diff… read more
Dr. Catherine
Dr. Catherine
Doctoral Degree
31 satisfied customers
crusty: , but she doesnt like me messing with it too long
On one side of my cats lower jaw along the lip under her fir,she has kinda a crusty something. What could it be and what could I put on it? It seems to maybe itch some, but she doesn't like me messing… read more
Dr. Fay
Dr. Fay
Doctoral Degree
78 satisfied customers
three weeks ago our cat, Cleo, developed crusty scabs on her
three weeks ago our cat, Cleo, developed crusty scabs on her ears. they did not seem to bother her as she didn't scratch. but the scabs began to spread and we took her to the vet. he eliminated the po… read more
CriticalCareVet
CriticalCareVet
Veterinary Specialist
Doctoral Degree
52,595 satisfied customers
My 3 year old cat started having a problem with recurring scabs
My 3 year old cat started having a problem with recurring scabs on her ears about 6 months ago. They seemed to wax and wane, our vet had no idea but tested her for mange and ringworm (negative for bot… read more
Dr. Dustine Spencer
Dr. Dustine Spencer
Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Doctoral Degree
167 satisfied customers
cat: noticed yesterday..lost hair on both sides../mouth..ear mites
I just noticed yesterday that my oldest male cat has a rash(?) of some sort on his chin. He has lost hair on both sides of his chin/mouth and it appears all black directly under his chin. (the black r… read more
Vet help
Vet help
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,280 satisfied customers
My cat has dry skin and she is broke out under her chin is
My cat has dry skin and she is broke out under her chin is there some I can do for her without takeing her to the vet.… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
my cats both have black acne on their chins caused by nothing
my cats both have black acne on their chins caused by nothing i know and now it seems they both have growths or blisters on their gums just behind their front fangs causing their teeth to push their g… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Emergency Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,205 satisfied customers
cat: six year old..year old female..has scabs..inflamed
My six year old female cat has scabs under her chin. I tried sponging them off with a warm wash cloth. It seems to hurt her a little and the area seems a little inflamed and swollen. What should I do?… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,076 satisfied customers
my cat has crusty subtains under her jaw, what is it It can
my cat has crusty subtains under her jaw, what is it? It can be comb away, but returns. Sometimes it becomes scabby. I put antibiotic ointment on it, clears up. Then returns.… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,076 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Cat Veterinarian

3,959 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

4,835 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, Interests: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Pain Management

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

4,656 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

3,998 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet experience in medicine and surgery.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Cat Veterinarian

3,944 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

Dr. Drew

Dr. Drew

Cat Veterinarian

3,076 satisfied customers

Small Animal Medicine and Surgery

Dr. Deb

Dr. Deb

Cat Veterinarian

2,960 satisfied customers

I have been a practicing veterinarian for over 30 years.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x