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The back of my indoor cat's fur looks matted with dandruff
hi...the back of my indoor cat's fur looks matted with dandruff or white flakes on it. Other than that, she looks fine. what could that be? … read more
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I have a beautiful Maine Coon who hates to be brushed. As a
I have a beautiful Maine Coon who hates to be brushed. As a result, she has horribly painful fur mats. We have clippers and diazepam. I would like to try to sedate her and clip her at home to avoid th… read more
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My 7-year old cat has 2 clumps of matted fur on his back,
my 7-year old cat has 2 clumps of matted fur on his back, just above his tail. there seems to be some swelling also. the hair on each clump is stuck together like it is glued . it doesn't seem to both… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
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I have a almost 20 yr old indoor cat. She has 2 problems:
I have a almost 20 yr old indoor cat. She has 2 problems: 1st her fur is clumping into big clumps? 2nd As soon as she defecates she fall down?… read more
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Dr. Bruce
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I have an antisocial male adult Persian cat that finally is
I have an antisocial male adult Persian cat that finally is feeling comfortable in my home but he randomly shows his teeth and growls or just goes for a bite (he has always missed so far-too slow) whe… read more
Dr. Ann M.
Dr. Ann M.
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A few years ago I had to lightly sedate my cat to transport
A few years ago I had to lightly sedate my cat to transport her on a commercial flight. This worked very well and when I claimed her at baggage claim she was slightly groggy but happy to see me. I don… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, thank you for your help. In a time frame of 6 month
Hello, thank you for your help. In a time frame of 6 month or so, my 10 year old, semi long haired, male cat fur became matted, mostly on his back; he had clumps of fur sticking together and bad dandr… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
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My cat has developed some severe matting of his fur on his
My cat has developed some severe matting of his fur on his lower back. He seems sensitive in that area if I touch him. What could it be? He is a strictly indoor cat.… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Hi, I have a american short hair tabby, whos fur on his
Hi, I have a american short hair tabby, who's fur on his back near his tail has become matted he is a strictly indoor cat, who is not scratching or licking the area. their is some dandruff otherwise n… read more
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Dr. Peter
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Is there any safe sedative for a cat ? We ahce a cat with very
Is there any safe sedative for a cat ? We ahce a cat with very coarse.long , thick fur and he doesn't groom himself very well, and develops large areas of matted fur , and clumps as well. He is very r… read more
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Hello, my 14 year old cat has fur clumps on his hip area
Hello, my 14 year old cat has fur clumps on his hip area near the base of his tail. There is no puss, blood or scab. Is he okay?… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
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my male cat is 16 years. He has stopped grooming himself.
my male cat is 16 years. He has stopped grooming himself. He now has lare matted fur all over. I have given up trying to groom him myself because he bites and runs whenever I try to approach him. Othe… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my cat has long hair and he has several mats in his fur he
my cat has long hair and he has several mats in his fur he bites when i brush him how do i help him this is my first long haired cat… read more
Doctor Jeff
Doctor Jeff
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Doctoral Degree
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My question is about side affects of prednisone. My cat that
My question is about side affects of prednisone. My cat that I adopted a year ago and is about 2 yrs old now - has been on prednisone for about 10 months. Most recently in the last few weeks her fur i… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 15 year old ferro. She is quite crabby and extremely
I have a 15 year old ferro. She is quite crabby and extremely particular as to who is allowed to come near her and who isn't. Over the last month, her fur on her back, above her tail (spanning about 4… read more
Dr. Christian K.
Dr. Christian K.
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Doctoral Degree
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We have been adopted by a stray. He was starving, sick. We
We have been adopted by a stray. He was starving, sick. We took him to the vet really expecting him not to make it. Our vet feels like he was badly abused and as a result he has trust issues. He's get… read more
purrdoc
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cat: has some matted clumps of fur above both of her back legs
My cat has some matted clumps of fur above both of her back legs that runs up to her spine near the tail. The tail is okay. We don't know what has caused the fur to be like this. The fur is not growin… read more
Dr. Vee
Dr. Vee
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Doctoral Degree
248 satisfied customers
my cat has clusters of fur that appear like there would be
my cat has clusters of fur that appear like there would be somthing sticky in his fur but after washing the spots where they are they remain and i have noticed more of them as days go on also the skin… read more
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