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hi my cat seems to be losing some of his fur around his neck back and legs there a few scabs where the fur is missing is this just from fighting or could there be something else wrong with him he is a very fit and active cat he is roughly 2 years old and is always out.

sounds to me like their could be a skin problem caused either by an allergy or a parasite. Around the neck is a common place for fur to be lost due to either of these problems.
Unfortunately only a vet will be able to diagnose the actual cause and prescribe the correct medication for your cat.

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