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My cat's fur is falling out.

Species: Cat
Breed: ?
Age: 1-2 years
My cat's fur is falling out. Patchy and balding. I have 2 cats, the other is mostly unaffected only losing hair at the base of her tail. Any ideas?




Online vet, Dr. Marie

Dr. Marie replied:

Here are some previously asked questions that may help you:

Cat is losing fur in clumps

Cat is losing fur on her belly.

Bald patches on cat's skin

Losing hair in clumps

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