Q. I just got a kitten yesterday and there is no hair on the left side of her face between the nose and eye. Does this indicate an underlying problem?

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A. It could be a skin problem, such as ringworm or some irritation, it could be a scar or healing wound. I would get it checked by your vet as soon as possible to determine if it is something that needs addressing. She needs a wellness check and to get started on her vaccinations also, so they can both be done in the same visit.

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