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My cat has started to pull out her fur in clumps,does this mean she has a health problem? Thanks Sandra.

Hi this sort of behaviour can be caused by stress or an allergy or even skin mites. It really is best to seek a vets opnion as theskin needs to me looked at closly for signs of parasites etc.

Please see my web page about cat fur and skin problems for your info.

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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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