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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
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Only 24 hours ago my cat had his Programme for anti fleas.
Only 24 hours ago my cat had his Programme for anti fleas. I have noticed on two occasions a pile of cat hair and just thought that the said cat was having a fight with his brother. However I have jus… read more
Dr. Dan M.
Dr. Dan M.
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Hes still losing hair and the patch is getting bigger. He
He's still losing hair and the patch is getting bigger. He is now scratching his bald spot (between his shoulders) and this skin is raw and scabbing over. Is there something I can put on the wound or … read more
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Dr. Larson
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Hi, Ive just noticed my long haired cat has quite a large
Hi, I've just noticed my long haired cat has quite a large bald patch on his neck. The skin looks pink. Am worried- can you pls advise what it might be. He's very fluffy so it's really noticeable Than… read more
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Denise Colgrove
Relief veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,495 satisfied customers
My kitty, Dussel, was treated with Advantage three weeks ago.
My kitty, Dussel, was treated with Advantage three weeks ago. Appromiately a week later he began losing hair from the treated area (between his shoulder blades). He now has a noticable bald spot there… read more
Dr. Berry
Dr. Berry
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802 satisfied customers
There is a patch of hair missing from the center of my cats
There is a patch of hair missing from the center of my cats back (in between the shoulder blades). At first I though maybe it was ring worm so I put some anti-fungal medicine on him (which he licked o… read more
CriticalCareVet
CriticalCareVet
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Doctoral Degree
52,595 satisfied customers
cat: pea-sized bald spot in the beginning many months ago
We have a cat that started having a pea-sized bald spot in the beginning many months ago. Just recently, it started to get larger and now today it became red. We had another cat that had the same prob… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
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Doctoral Degree
2,699 satisfied customers
cat: flaky dandruff..Tonight I shaved off the hair
We have a Black cat that has had only black hair until a few months ago when he started with a few white hairs from a patch on his back that seemed like "greasy Hair" and some very flaky dandruff. Ton… read more
Dr. Judy
Dr. Judy
Veterinarian (relief) and consultant
Doctoral Degree
208 satisfied customers
mixed breed: old black..single dime sized patch..hair loss..healthy
have 3 yr old black short haired mixed breed with single dime sized patch of complete hair loss dorsal neck. underlying skin looks healthy. happened while was out of town for a week. her litter mate i… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
Kitty: is 13 years old..going outside some at that time
Miss Kitty is 13 years old. About six months ago I noticed a sore on her back. She had been going outside some at that time since the weather was mild. I thought another cat in the neighborhood may ha… read more
Denver ER Doc
Denver ER Doc
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a male cat Clyde whom is just past 10yrs old. He
I have a male cat 'Clyde' whom is just past 10yrs old. He is an indoor/outdoor cat. He shares a litterbox with his sister 'Bonnie'. She doesn't have the same condition, but shares the same environment… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,384 satisfied customers
3 months ago my cat was severely injured. She has since healed
3 months ago my cat was severely injured. She has since healed nearly completely. However there are 2 patches of skin in an unaffected area that have gone hairless the size of a dine and quarter. and … read more
Dr. Karen
Dr. Karen
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine
632 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
Emergency/Critical Care Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
12,138 satisfied customers
cats: flea treatment..hair loss..small amount..mix, about 1 circle
Approximately 3 weeks ago I shampooed both my cats with a flea treatment which had a warning about hair loss on the label. Both cats have a small amount missingbetween the shoulder blades. The main co… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
cat: month old..bites..ears..2) a reaction to his frontline flea meds
I have a 13 month old N/M cat who has had alopecia at the nape of the neck for close to a month now. He has been seen by his vet x2 already and both skin scrapings (for mites?) and fungal cultures for… read more
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Drt4Mom
Doctoral Degree
390 satisfied customers
cat: indoor..noticed a few patches of fur missing for several months.
Our 8 year old Tom (fixed) is an indoor and outdoor cat. We have noticed a few patches of fur missing for several months. We just assumed he was fighting again. However there seems to be more new patc… read more
Dr. K
Dr. K
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,582 satisfied customers
I am finding clumps of fur from my indoor cat. What might
I am finding clumps of fur from my indoor cat. What might this indicate? What should I do?… read more
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Drt4Mom
Doctoral Degree
390 satisfied customers
my cat has developed a bald patch on his back between his shoulder
my cat has developed a bald patch on his back between his shoulder blades. The hair around it appears normal as does the skin of the bald patch. Nothing red, scaly or crusty. No signs of inflammation … read more
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Drt4Mom
Doctoral Degree
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