MY CAT PULLS HIS HAIR OUT ON HIS SIDES AND BACK AS FAR AS HE CAN REACH. HAS BEEN DOING THIS FOR A COUPLE OF MONTHS. IT'S GETTING WORSE. HE IS STRICTLY AN INDOOR CAT. DOES NOT HAVE DRY FLAKY SKIN OR REDNESS. DOES NOT HAVE A FLEA PROBLEM. [i]PLEASE CAN ANYONE HELP US!
Although You Said That your Cat Doesnt Have A Flea Problem, There Is Still A Chance That Your Can is Allergic To Fleas, And Is Trying To Scratch its Irritated Skin.. But If You Are Unsure As To What This Could Be, It Is In Your Best Interest To Go T A Vet, And Get Soem Professional Advice..
i have a 15 year old male cat.hes been declawed before i got him.during this time of the year he pulls his hair out till hes skin shows.he look awfull and gets scabs every where.we thought he was being attack by an animal.until i keep him indoors and saw him pulling his hair.hes got no fleas either.we are not sure why he does this.hes loved and feed very well.they are other animal here at home.2 small dogs a big dog and a female kitten.so we know he its not lonely.it maybe be bad habit or a gronming problem.he gets combed and brushed every day.please help if you can.thanks you
the vet does not what to do with him.he gets capstart for the fleas once a month.vet thinks its a nervous habit.im trying to get more oil in his diet.he gets hairballs really bad.hes been geting rid of them lately and gaining weight again.i just got him so im working with this problem.hes now going outside the house and coming in at night.he was an outside cat for several years.i fell in love with him and was told i could have him if promised to keep him indoor at night since hes declawed.we thought5 he was being attacked by another cat or a possum.but never knew he was doing this to himself.we were shocked.
There is a condition in people that causes them to do the same thing. In people it is usually attributed to anxiety issues. May be the same with your cat. There are anti anxiety medications for cats that you may want to speak to your vet about.