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feline coat problem
binussha posted:
my 6 monts siamese males coat looks a little not normal too me ,his coat looks like he is a hedgehog, the hairs are not all smooth and together, the coat is like separated in small amount of hair(coat) and it stays kind of lifted, like a hedgehog, not smooth and all together,what is this,what can cause this,it could be from food, he likes wet food a lot,in the last time i changed dry food a lot,trying to find a perfect food, and he does not eat too much dry,does not drink too much water,before he was drinking very much water and was peeing a lot, now not too much, a realy hope to get some answers for my questions,thank you
Will Draper, DVM responded:
binussha- there is a possibility, from your description, that your cat is dehydrated- with the decrease in urination and what sounds like a dry, brittle coat. Some of what you are seeing may also be normal, with his adult coat coming in over the kitten coat. I would strongly recommend getting him to the vet as soon as possible to make sure he is healthy. Good luck!
Dr. Will
binussha replied to Will Draper, DVM's response:
thank you for responding,i will have him checked soon


William Draper, DVM, better known as "Dr. Will," is a well-known small animal practitioner in the Atlanta, GA area. He grew up in Inglewood,...More

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