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Apr 30, 2016

My cat appears to be paralyzed from the hips down

Five days ago I came home from work to be greeted by my cat as always. However the poor cat was dragging his back half of his body. I picked him up and

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Apr 30, 2016

Hair loss

My CAT S HAIR KEEPS SHEDDING ALL DAY EVERY DAY HE IS 15ys old I DON T KNOW WHAT TO DO I CAN T GET HIM IN CAGE WHEN YOU RUB HIM HAIR IS IN YOUR HANDS RESPONSE:

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Apr 30, 2016

Loss of Appetite

First, I have to apologize but in order to ask my question, I have to tell you my story. I have 2 cats, neutered male (Smokey) and spayed female (Miss);

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Apr 09, 2016

FLUTD now both cats

One of my cats had FLUTD (crystals) and is on a special diet, and now over a year later my other cat got it Have you heard of this problem tending

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Feb 19, 2016

Upper respiratory infection - antibiotics necessary?

Hello, and thank you for this wonderful site - it is always so helpful! I adopted a sweet stray cat (Panda) 6 months ago and she is doing well. However

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Feb 19, 2016

Buprenex for 17-year old cat

I have a female spayed cat (5.5 pounds) who had a tumor successfully removed in August. The pathology report was of 'probable' thyroid cancer. Molly was

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Feb 19, 2016

hair loss

My Bengal cat has pulled her hair out for 18months she has been seen by our vet changed. Food and cat litter no good she still does it she is now on Prozac

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Feb 19, 2016

Smell!

Cat was holding one ear down. Checked him over and discovered fleas, so treated him. A few days later he is still holding his ear down although not scratching

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Feb 19, 2016

Devil's Claw for cats

Hi, I would like to give my cat Devil's Claw, but not sure how much to give. I have on hand the regular Devil's Claw NOW brand, for people. It's in capsules,

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Jan 22, 2016

Blood blister

My cat has something above his eye that I thought was a cut but looks like a bubble of blood. It dried up and looked better but then started bleeding.

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Jan 22, 2016

constant sneezing and scratching

My 14 year old male cat sneezes and scratches all the time. He is an indoor cat and never goes out. He eats and poops well but the constant sneezing

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Jan 01, 2016

cat's pads on paw

My cat just recently had it's front claws removed. I did not put a collar on right away after surgery and he licked one foot so much that not only removed

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Nov 29, 2015

Josie

Josie is my kitten, she is about 18 months old, very pampered and continuously played with...we have a game we play a lot, but when I don't want to play,she

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Nov 29, 2015

Cat diapers?

I have a 17-year-old cat who still eats and sleeps well. She's a little dotty but generally in good health. Lately she's been peeing (sometimes accompanied

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Nov 08, 2015

Crusty

My kitten is about 5 months old, male, siamese-maine coon mix, indoor. I came home one day and his eyes, face and mouth were crusty and the eyes were swollen.

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Oct 31, 2015

cat losing weight

I think I know why my cat is losing weight. We have a hole in our bathroom wall and I caught him eating the drywall paper that is painted. What remedies

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Oct 31, 2015

Siamese goes ballistic when near our other cat

We have tried several calming collars, sprays, etc and was wondering what kind of tranquilizer would be best (hopefully short term use)to allow our cat

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Oct 31, 2015

Cat Vestibular Disease

What medication is available to treat cat vestibular disease? My wife took Serc (Betahistine) for hers, can this be used for cats? RESPONSE: With cats

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Oct 26, 2015

peeing out of jealousy

my sons cat pees on all of the babys things its a female young cat she is off limits upstairs ..what will help so shes not peeing on eveything she peed

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Sep 27, 2015

Spine injury

My cat had a mass removed and has a spine injury. Before surgery I came home to him totally loosing control of his bladder and pee everywhere after surgery

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Sep 19, 2015

Help, my white cat has blackish discharge from mouth and eyes

Hello, my white cat,Leo, has a black discharge around one side of his mouth and also a little in the corner of his eyes.Is it because he's white and its

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Sep 17, 2015

Cat with hind leg paralysis

Hello, recently my cat Milo apparently fell(he was alone) and hurt his spinal cord. Now, he has paralysis in his hind legs and tail, although he has some

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Sep 17, 2015

Does acrylic paint hurt cats health

Is it ok to paint with acrylic paint while having a house cat RESPONSE: There are some precautions to take when doing home projects such as painting

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Aug 30, 2015

sudden problem

My 11 year old cat started behaving strangely last 2-3 days- going in and out of the litter many times but not doing anything in it. Then he became slow

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Aug 24, 2015

Cats left eye weeping, his squinting has a build up of discharge

Hi, my cat whom was a not plesant and at first very scared and unhealthy stray, I have taken the time over the past few yrs, as this has and still is a

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