Q. A stray cat i have recently rehomed has black scabs on the edge of her ears and weird lumps could this be cancer ?

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A. From the sounds of it is is probable that your kitty has mites (either Demodexx or Scabies). Cancer is still possible but lower on the list. I would recommend that you have your kitty's ears looked and a skin scrape done to help with identification, then proper treatment can be implemented to help resolve the issue.

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