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mavi
October 9th, 2010, 09:02 PM
my cat has a strange rash/infection on her chin, the fur is all gone and her chin is purple with red open wounds on it. they have been oozing pus and scabbed over. I have been cleaning it but doesnt seem to disappear?
Can you help?!
Thanks

Ozzie
October 9th, 2010, 10:17 PM
Greetings!
There are a few posts with skin problems, the first I found was this:
http://www.pets.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=72710
pics would help. :)

catlover2
October 9th, 2010, 11:46 PM
It seems that she has developed an infection. You should take her to the vet for diagnosis and medication.

Love4himies
October 10th, 2010, 06:49 AM
It could be feline acne that has become infected and will need to be seen by a vet.

Please keep us updated on your kitty :grouphug:

mavi
October 10th, 2010, 09:10 PM
thanks for your words of advice i will keep an eye on it and if it worsens i will take her to the vet!

tbcookie
October 17th, 2010, 10:43 PM
If it does happen to be feline acne, I'd be happy to share what worked for us. Poor General had a doozy of a case and we spent nearly seven months working to get it cleared up. I'm interested to hear what the vet says.