May 7, 2012 ... Cats have a reputation for being precise self-groomers who can ... Contrary to
popular opinion, licking off entire patches of fur isn't typically related to ... If a
veterinarian rules out a medical problem, the next step is to look for new ... my cat
licked all the fur on his belly and back legs he has med. hair he ...
Licking comes naturally to cats, but sometimes this normal grooming urge ...
Here's what you can do if you suspect your cat's habitual grooming behavior isn't
... Licking that causes excessive numbers of hairballs or hair loss is abnormal, Dr.
Miller notes. ... "If all medical problems have been ruled out, then we norma...
Although compulsive cat scratching, licking, or chewing behaviors can develop in
... Female cats are more likely than males to lick, chew, or pull on their fur. ... If
you notice your cat licking his lower back obsessively, with or without scabs on
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Jun 22, 2011 ... Have you found out why your cat licks his leg, is it allergies, OCD, or something
else? He will want to lick the sore because it hurts, but you have ...
Apr 15, 2015 ... I have a cat who licks her lower belly almost bare. ... Generally, when I've worked
with veterinarians on my cats' skin issues, we'll rule out all of the ... him up so he
couldn't lick it anymore until his hair there was fully grown.
Sep 10, 2012 ... Psychogenic alopecia or excessive grooming in cats begins as a ... alopecia is
diagnosed, other causes of excessive licking must be ruled out. .... More
aggressive kitties can resort to biting themselves and pulling out patches of hair.
.... He will lie in the hallway looking at me, chewing the fur between his ...
Feb 5, 2011 ... Why would a cat chew his fur out? ... keep themselves squeaky clean, they aren't
supposed to lick and chew themselves until their fur falls out.
Nov 4, 2007 ... You are here: Home / Cat Behavior / My cat's licking her fur off. ... Dahlia: Cats
can develop allergies to certain foods. ..... Now all of a sudden is licking and
tearing out his fur from his hips, one side is bald and he's working on ...
Jun 8, 2010 ... If your cat is excessively grooming herself to the point of licking off her fur, ...
Sometimes, cats will overgroom their fur due to anxiety, boredom or due ... A
male cat who licks excessively at his genital area may suffer from a ... Once your
vet rules out a medical condition for your cat's excessive licking, he m...
Cats who pull, chew, or excessively groom their fur do this despite the fact that
their skin ... in for a short time and my cat is acting angry at me and pulling his
hair out. ... His frantic licking and fur-chewing is greatly reduced and I can feel his