Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- Back (spine)
- Brain and nerves
- Female parts: vagina and uterus
- Head, face and neck
- Legs, paws and claws
- Male parts: penis, testicles and prostate
- Mammary glands (breasts)
- Mouth and Teeth
- Skin and fur
Louse infestations in cats and dogs are quite rare. They are most common in vulnerable pets (young, old or unwell) and pets kept in dirty, overcrowded conditions.
Feline eosinophilic dermatitis is a skin problem in cats. There are three main types, which all affect different parts of the body.
Ear mites are tiny parasites that can affect ears. They are common in kittens but can also affect adult cats.
Ear infections are painful. They are caused by germs (bacteria and yeast) growing inside the ear and often develop because something else is causing problems inside the ear.
Permethrin is a chemical used to treat fleas. It’s safe to use on dogs but is extremely poisonous for cats. Common symptoms of permethrin poisoning include drooling, acting strangely, twitching and fitting.