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Oct 01, 2016

Diapers for adult female cat

I need to buy diapers for my cat. She weighs about 9 kegs. Appreciate if you will advise wher can I get the nappies. Thanks, Neela RESPONSE: There

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Oct 01, 2016

My cat attacked by my dog

My cat was attacked by my dog 5 days ago. Has 2 Bite sounds on leg and a small fracture. After attack he was hisding and his tongue was stcking out a little

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Sep 13, 2016

Decompressed paw pads cat

A couple months ago, I noticed my 4 year cat, Py, limping on left paw. A few weeks went by and no limping. He has no cuts or abrasions, nothing stuck.

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Sep 13, 2016

Grief rebound

My cat died on July 14 my other cat seemed to accept the loss though hid in the wardrobe where the deceased cat lay on the day that he died. For about

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Aug 26, 2016

picking cat up by tail?

I know someone who picks up his cats & kittens by the tail and also be the head. I m sure that this is dangerous but he insists it's okay. could you

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Aug 26, 2016

blood blister

My cat has one on his thigh and another at the very beginning of his tail. I thought it was a tick and tried to squeeze it with a tweezers, but realized

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Aug 26, 2016


my cat had a cbc and all was normal but his protein was elevated he has thyroid and takes med does elevated protein mean always mean cancer of can it mean

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Aug 14, 2016

Personal space for a cat

Hi! Thank you for all your work promoting clicker training for cats. It's an integral part of our household! I have a question for you. I had two

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Aug 11, 2016

Spot on cat's nose

Hi! My family has an indoor/outdoor cat, she comes and goes as she pleases. We just recently noticed she had black spots on her nose, it looks like it's

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Aug 11, 2016

Cats backbone

My cat is fat an her backbone above the tail area is sticking out a little is this normal she's 9 months old RESPONSE: Its hard to picture what you

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Aug 04, 2016

High tempeture

Hi my cat is in the vets to night with a tempeture of 120 .2 what should I expect RESPONSE: The outcome depends what is causing the high temperature,

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Aug 04, 2016

growths on top of ear

on tops of ears, raised, little hard, crusty knots that do not weep, get better with an essential oil, but comes back. Is this related to a rash of crusty

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Aug 04, 2016

Loss of whiskers on one side

My black cat lost all his WHITE whiskers on one side and now has only one white whisker left on the other side...the first side seems to have some shorter

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Jul 17, 2016

Outdoor cat not allowed in garden

Hi there! I adopted a sweet abandoned cat last year (Panda) who had come to me through my garden, and had no owners or chip. she's a very relaxed lovely

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Jul 17, 2016

What can give to my cat who is constipated?

I rescue an old cat and it seems because he eat more than before he is always constipated. What can I give him to resolve that problem? thank Jeannine

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Jul 17, 2016

excessive grooming/hair loss

I have a colorpoint ragdoll and his once luscious coat is now a body-length mohawk w/fuzzy arms & legs. Okay,we moved in january of this year to another

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Jul 17, 2016

Amanda Mummy to Ollie (RIP) & Stan

My baby boys, was kept in for 9 month before being let outside. Beautiful boys so proud they was always with me in our garden, it was just them and me.

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Jul 02, 2016

My cats spinal injury

Hi my cats tail got caught under my car tyre three days ago. Her X-ray determined she has a dislocation of the vertebrae at the root of her tail, and her

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May 26, 2016

My cat Minnie w/a dx.of f.i.p. wet form

My little cat Minnie who is about 6 months old started to swell up in the belly thought she was pregnant but noticed nipples were not swelled up with milk

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May 24, 2016

My cats ear is drooping

I first noticed his droopy ear a week ago. He's keeping it down, shaking his head, and pawing/scratching at it almost constantly now. I couldn't find any

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May 24, 2016

cats eye and nose

HI, My cats one eye started out as tearing, with a small pink growth in the corner of the eye.It also then was puffy under the eye and then he would sneeze

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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


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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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