What are the little black specks on my cat
I have a 10 month old kitty and I noticed a few days ago that she has some sort of black specks on her body. I have been cleaning her litter box, but they don’t seem to be coming off. Are they fleas? What are they?
My cat has a rash on her back legs and also her tail. There are small bumps on her back legs. She has a little bit of a rash on her tail. She licks it and it gets better but then it starts to itch. I have been using some topical flea and tick treatments on her. She has been scratching more than usual and she is not eating. Is there anything I can do to help her?
My cat has a lump on her head that does not go away. I have been giving her medicine for it and it is still there.
I have a cat that eats and drinks fine but the past few days he has been vomiting and has diarrhea. I took him to the vet who said that he was constipated and gave him some medicine to help him out. The vomiting stopped but the diarrhea is still going on and the vomit is back again. He is drinking and eating fine. I have been giving him a little bit of water but he seems to be in distress. Can you help?
My cat has a lump on her head that does not go away.
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