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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
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My 13 yr. Cat has just been through a lot of flea

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My 13 yr. Cat has just been through a lot of flea treatments, now her belly is raw and has sores on it. What can I do for her? She does not seem sick, eating well. Please advise
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Terri replied 2 years ago.
I am so sorry Baby Kitty had trouble with fleas. It sounds like she has miliary dermatitis which is an allergic reaction to flea saliva:
You can use plain neosporen to prevent infection. Apply it to the sores three times a day. It is safe if she licks it.
You can also go to a health food store and get raw honey. It is a fantastic healer. Just paint it on the sores. Also safe to lick.
You can also drop one quarter of a 4 mg chlortrimeton in wet food every 24 hours. It is very tiny so she will not detect it.
Please let me know how Baby Kitty is doing. I hope she feels better very soon.
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