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Patch on leg??

October 10th, 2005, 05:38 PM
My cat Blackie right hind leg is a patch ( iam going to attach a picture so you know what I mean). Its had been like this...before Raven so I say 2 weeks since I ve notice. I was hoping it would grow back but now it seems to be getting a bit bigger. Hubby is going to call our vet tomorrow, but i just want to ask you guys what you think it maybe...?

October 10th, 2005, 05:41 PM
Another pic

October 10th, 2005, 06:20 PM
Our 11 yo cat gets patches similar to this on her rear thighs at times. We have the vet look at her whenever she`s in for something else or when any of it starts looking inflammed or if she`s picking at it. Our vet thinks its some sort of environmental allergy. A cortisone shot helps at times when it seems to be spreading, but for our cat it never completely goes away. We`ve upped the quality of her food & that seemed to help, but she pretty much always has a patch or 2 where the hair is sparse.

Please do have a vet look at it though, it could turn out to be ringworm or something thats going to be a huge bother to get rid of it you don`t get it checked out.