All You Need To Know About Cat Overgrooming – Cat Overgrooming
The vet ran two tests on our cat’s fur: One was blockage for mites or similar, and I can’t bethink the added one. I anamnesis she acclimated a adapted ablaze and magnifier, and she took a few hairs to analysis beneath the microscope. She said aggregate looked normal, and she couldn’t accord any account for why our cat’s fur was not growing. She recommended Nupro supplements, which allegedly had accustomed acceptable after-effects for added patients. But afterwards a few months, we still don’t see any improvement.
We accept never apparent our cat over-grooming or beating in those accurate areas. She’s an calm cat and is not apparent to annihilation outdoors. The abrasion is on her amateur only, although her advanced legs are assuming a actual little thinning. She eats Wellness CORE for calm developed cats, and we accord her the casual Greenies treats for dental bloom as able-bodied as Greenies Bites for Skin and Fur. Her clutter box assembly seems normal.
Because she’s somewhat overweight, we booty her to be clean-cut two or three times a year because she has adversity extensive her rear end to apple-pie it, so it gets shaved. She additionally gets her nails clipped.
Since her aftermost rear-end barber in November, the fur there has not developed back. So it’s not aloof her shoulders, but apparently anywhere fur is removed somehow that there’s no regrowth.
What can be causing this? Do you accept any suggestions as to how to animate fur advance again? She does ache from dandruff—always has, and nothing’s helped.—K.H., Washington, D.C.
Dear K.H.: Since your veterinarian has wisely activated for thyroid ache and accessible ringworm, I would accede the achievability of a abiding comestible absence in omega-3 capital blubbery acids.
Many dogs and bodies appearance cogent advance in covering body and afterglow and abridgement of dandruff afterwards two to three months of adapted comestible supplementation with angle oil. Provided your cat is not allergic to fish, one canned charge a day may suffice. I would abstain all dry cat foods and canned foods that accept rice and barley. There are freeze-dried and arctic cat foods in some aliment now that accommodate acceptable nutrition, and my cat aliment compound (posted on my website, www.DrFoxVet.net) may activity a abiding solution.
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