by G
(Cape Coral, Fl.)

We have a 13yr. old Siamese male that started abnormal hair loss about 2-3 months ago and getting worse as time passes. He also does not clean himself anymore. We also have 3 other cats, all male (The Siamese is the Alpha cat & very aloof), and two dogs. We do not have a flea problem. What would be a cause for the sudden heavy shedding.

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Apr 12, 2012
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by: Beatrice

Hi there,

13 years of age is old but it is not that old, these pedigree cats can live up to 20 years of age, if cared for properly. I don't know what this could be, have you had him tested for ring worm? that is a likely problem or there could be some hormonal or chemical imbalance, the best thing to do is to take him to your vet and have him properly examined and a diagnosis made.

Beatrice from Ireland.

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