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My gray longhair cat has many tiny scabs around her neck. Is this from flea allergies? Thanks! - Russell … read more
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Our cat has scratched and open wound under her left ear. It
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I'm fostering a 4-5 week old kitten and the outer edge of her ear feels crusty. The inside color is pinker than the other ear. Does she have mites?… read more
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my cat caught a field mouse the other day and had a little
my cat caught a field mouse the other day and had a little sore on her ear afterwards, I cleaned it right away but now both of her ears are covered on the edges with a thick yellow crusty stuff. if I … read more
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Hello, my cat had amputation of the pinna on her left ear due
Hello, my cat had amputation of the pinna on her left ear due to extreme frostbite damage. Her surgery was done on Monday, and the swelling has come down a lot and looks like it is getting better, how… read more
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i moved to a new house where the neighbourhood is fairly overgrown
i moved to a new house where the neighbourhood is fairly overgrown & wild. the cat loves it but caught ear mites in the first year. i successfully treated her for the mites, but the scratching/shaking… read more
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My cat is picking at herself and leaving bald spots , as well
My cat is picking at herself and leaving bald spots , as well as, scabs. What do you suggest I do about it.… read more
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