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My cat has been very itchy, and washes alot, vomits alot and seems to have big white flaky scabs on her tail and butt connection also a bug that looks like an ant.  What is wrong with her?

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Hi
sounds like she has either got some skin infection or has some sort of parasite that is making her itch badly.

My own cat was allergic to flea bites and it drove her crazy. We took her to the vets for treatment and a antihistamine injection to ease her discomfort.

I f I were you i would get them to the vets as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis and some really good medication that will clear this up sooner rather than later. especially if it is a parasite, you don't want them in your home too.

best wishes Kate

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Kate Tilmouth

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I can answer most day to day cat problems encountered by owners. I have a good understanding of cat behaviour and problems which may arise from changes to their daily routine. I can advise on cat training including litter training and general day to day cat care issues. I am not a vet and therefore cannot answer medical questions.

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I run my own cat website at http://www.our-happy-cat.com and have been a dedicated cat owner for over 20 years. I have encountered many different cat problems and situations and feel that i have a good understanding of cats and cat ownership.

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I am a platinum member of Ezinearticles where i write mainly cat related articles.

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Educated to High School level and have since worked for many years in a customer support based environment, gaining vocational qualifications.

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