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My 4 year old short hair cat is shedding hair more than
My 4 year old short hair cat is shedding hair more than usual. The coat seems normal but I can see slight dandruff near the tail is it common for the season ? … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
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My cat has bald patch between his shoulder blades vet said
My cat has bald patch between his shoulder blades vet said it was prob from a cat fight and gave me antibiotic cream. It has helped a little but now he has lost two small clumps of hair (still attache… read more
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Rhett Burch
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My cat has a bald spot on the inner thigh of rear leg. It is
My cat has a bald spot on the inner thigh of rear leg. It is a little red. It does not look infected and is not oozing. It does not bother him to touch… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My black cat (Night Crawler) is loosing hair on his belly,
Hi! My black cat (Night Crawler) is loosing hair on his belly, the inside of his back legs and some spots around his back legs and now noticed some spots on his front legs too. Could this be allergies… read more
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Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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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
Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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Good Morning Michael I took your advice about Blackie and
Good Morning Michael I took your advice about Blackie and kept him confined to a bathroom with his litter box and what nots for about 10 days. He was Houdini yesterday and once again peed all over my … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
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My 7 year old black cat (who is a boy) has recently developed
My 7 year old black cat (who is a boy) has recently developed a bald spot near his tail about 2 inches long and about 3/4 inches wide. This area is also very flakey as if he has dandruff or an allergy… read more
DrEllie
DrEllie
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Doctoral Degree
150 satisfied customers
Every time I brush my cat vigorously he ends up getting a bald
Every time I brush my cat vigorously he ends up getting a bald spot on the back of his neck. His skin looks fine and he is over all a very healthy cat. I did take him to the vet but he did not seem ov… read more
Dr. Jamie
Dr. Jamie
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
756 satisfied customers
My cat (a long haired domestic house cat) has been licking
My cat (a long haired domestic house cat) has been licking himself along his backbone from the base of his tail to the middle of his back to a point where he has licked himself bald. Is this due to a … read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
my cat has a bald strip that startted weeks ago down the top
my cat has a bald strip that startted weeks ago down the top of his tail. We thought he had scraped it on something. But this weekend, we came home from being gone, and the strip has grown up his back… read more
petdrz
petdrz
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,591 satisfied customers
My 8-year-old, neutered male, cat has started losing hair at
My 8-year-old, neutered male, cat has started losing hair at the base of his tail. First going down the tail, now on his back at the base of his tail. He has never been outside. He lives in my store, … read more
petdrz
petdrz
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,591 satisfied customers
my 8 year old cat is losing his hair on both sides of his backside
my 8 year old cat is losing his hair on both sides of his backside & has open bloody sores. He was "lost" outside a couple of weeks ago & was obviously traumatized...but just now noticing this. He won… read more
Dr. Debbie
Dr. Debbie
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,730 satisfied customers
Himalayan: 11 year old..neutered..that felt a bit rough and scaly
I have 11 year old male Himalayan, neutered. I noticed he was beginning to get ''bald'' in a spot on his neck at the side. The first time I saw this was about 3 weeks ago, and there was also a patch a… read more
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Doctor 4 Cats
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Doctoral Degree
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cat: stray..weve been feeding him dry food outside for a year..loves
There's an old stray tabby cat who has been in the neighborhood for around 10 years. We've been feeding him dry food outside for a year, and while he loves to nuzzle our legs, we've never gotten in in… read more
Dr. Beall
Dr. Beall
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Doctoral Degree
359 satisfied customers
i have a male ragdoll cat, he appears to have a bald patch
i have a male ragdoll cat, he appears to have a bald patch on his back near his tail. cannot find any kind of flea or parasite, have heard him coughing recently, although i do feed my cats royal canin… read more
Dr. Gene
Dr. Gene
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,363 satisfied customers
HI.. My cat started getting little bumpy sores around her
HI.. My cat started getting little bumpy sores around her neck (on top) and in some other parts of her skin. Then, she started licking herself a lot..and finally she is now getting a bald spot near he… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
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Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
I have a black cat. He has some white dots in his fur. At
I have a black cat. He has some white dots in his fur. At first, I thought i got some paint on him while painting a year ago. But they are still on his fur. I tried to brush him, and the dots do not c… read more
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Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
10,253 satisfied customers
cat: ear..hair..skin doesnt look irritated or infected.
Just yesterday, I noticed a nickel sized bald spot to the left of my cat's right ear. It literally looks like someone just pulled the hair out with some tiny spots of redness (possibly dried blood). T… read more
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Dr Pete
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