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I found this spot on my 7 week old kitten, seems not painful, I tried to clean it using H2O2 it gone but 5 days later appeared again with new spot on noise. Is it an infection? Should I go to vet? enter image description here

  • In a comment on a deleted post, you said this turned out to be an illness. Can you tell us what the illness was that caused this? It might help future visitors to the site. You can post the information as an answer, and then accept your own answer. – mhwombat Jul 11 '16 at 0:59
  • The vet said it is feline acne, most likely cause by using plastic plate, it is a kind of allergic reaction to plastic, and my kitten was too small to clean itself properly. The best remedy is to dry it with H2O2 hydrogen peroxide multiple times during 5 mins the when it becomes soft try to clean with dry cotton, don't scratch the spot. Repeat the process next day utill you remove the spot, and switch to metalic plate. – Sameh Nov 15 '16 at 17:21
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My immediate guess was freckles. Really. Orange tabbies have freckles under their fur. Surprised me too when I first noticed on mine, but it's entirely normal.

If it's really something that can be cleaned off, it could be something greasy that the cat is rubbing against, or...

Basic principle: if you are asking "should I go to the doctor/vet", you should. (I spent 24 hours walking around with an atypical heart attack in progress. Don't Do That.)

  • 1- use metal plate instead of plastic – Sameh Jul 10 '16 at 18:38
  • 2- dry it with H2O2 multiple time for 10 mins the try to clean it. – Sameh Jul 10 '16 at 18:39
  • For me it worked like that – Sameh Jul 10 '16 at 18:40
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The vet said it is feline acne, most likely cause by using plastic plate, it is a kind of allergic reaction to plastic, and my kitten was too small to clean itself properly. The best remedy is to dry it with H2O2 hydrogen peroxide multiple times during 5 mins the when it becomes soft try to clean with dry cotton, don't scratch the spot. Repeat the process next day utill you remove the spot, and switch to metalic plate.

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