May 6, 2015 ... We asked a veterinary dermatologist to explain why cats pull their hair out and
chances are, it's a medical rather than behavioral reason.
Nov 17, 2010 ... Far and away the most common reason for cats to pull out their hair, especially
around the base of the tail, is flea-bite allergy. ... Your vet will do a skin scraping
and put it under the microscope to check for mites, which are very ...
Nov 7, 2010 ... he is a long hair Siamese cat - now 2 years old.. he is pulling and chewing ... Do
not punish his behavior as this might increase his anxiety and worsen ... Both of
my Feline Hyperesthesia cats have had trauma in their lives (the ...
Feb 5, 2011 ... Excessive grooming in cats can be real a problem. ... aren't supposed to lick and
chew themselves until their fur falls out. ... The best way to check for fleas is to
examine the fur on your cat's lower back at the base of his tail.
Jun 16, 2009 ... When cats do this, they cause even worse damage because of their ... dogs and
cats to pull out their hair, especially around the base of the tail, ...
His frantic licking and fur-chewing is greatly reduced and I can feel his bald
tummy starting to ... The point of all this is with so many articles on cats pulling
their fur out most of the .... My cat pulled fur from her thighs, tummy, tail and back
Cats who pull, chew, or excessively groom their fur do this despite the fact that
their ... in for a short time and my cat is acting angry at me and pulling his hair out.
Apr 4, 2012 ... Does Your Cat Suddenly Bolt from the Room, Looking Back Like ... What many
pet owners notice first is the kitty turning toward her tail suddenly as though ...
cats will self-mutilate by biting, licking, chewing and pulling out hair.
Cats will pull out clumps of their own fur when they are stressed or anxious as a
compulsive behavior. Cats do groom themselves, but not to the extent that their ...
Jun 28, 2007 ... MY CAT IS PULLING HIS HAIR OUT ON HIS BELLY AND I HAVE TAKEN ... I
recently had to make a shirt for one of my cats to wear, as he .... and that turned
out to be irritation from stud tail (neuters & females can get this as well). ... about
my cat cauz she has pulled out most her hair on her back and she ...