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Q. My 6 year old female cat has dry itchy, scabby skin on back and near tail in patches. I brush her, vaseline helped a little, now raw patch from biting

Answered By
DR. JENNIFER LADD, DVM

A. Usually when animals itch in this area it is due to fleas or flea allergy. I would apply advantage topically or give oral comfortis. If your cat won't stop itching you can call your veterinarian for some steroids to help reduce the symptoms temporarily.


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