Q. I have a 16 year old spayed female Persian.She has always had over production of sebaceous glands. Need help with getting rid of sebum.THX!

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A. Have her examined by your vet. He or she may prescribe or recommend an OTC shampoo for your cat. Hyperthyroid is quite common in older cats and can be an underlying cause for overproduction of sebum. Allergies, parasites, poor diet and hormonal imbalances may also cause the condition.

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