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Q. My cat has a sensitive area on her back and the skin has flaked off and she has a bald spot now? This seems to happen once a year.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. It could be moulting, especially if it happens once a year and it's not itchy. If it is itchy it is more likely to be a medical conditions.

Among the things that could cause this skin issue are flea infestation, mites or allergies (food, seasonal, plants and others). Make sure you flea her every month with a good quality flea product.


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