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My 9 year old cat had a lump removed off his rear thigh last December. It was about 1" in diameter and was fairly flat. The exact shape of a quarter but thicker. He now has another one on his neck by his ear. This one is perfectly round about the size of a gumball. He also has 4 other smaller ones coming up. The pic is of one of the small ones on the top of his head. Any info is greatly appreciated.

I am not a vet but it may be that your cat is prone to non cancerous tumours.

you did not mention what the vet said about the first one. i assume tests were done on it after it was removed to make sure that it was not cancerous.

I would take your cat back to the vet again for some further tests etc. As I say I have heard of some cats like some humans do develop strange but harmless lumps. But it is really bets to have them checked out to be sure.

I hope it can be sorted out or at least diagnosed for you properly this time so that you know what you are dealing with.

best wishes kate


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Kate Tilmouth


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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