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I am not a cat experienced person, but I found a website, maybe useful for you: "cat friendly clinic". They store a lots of videos about cat handling (I assume more for assistant staff and vets). There is one video about the "Towel wrapping a cat". Additionally, there is a pictured instruction (in German language) on this Vet's Website (...


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Bunnies laying down to pancake are a great sign, it means they are comfortable. Rabbits do need enrichment items (toys), but not all rabbits like the same toys. My former rabbit loved fling toys--things like baby toy keys that he could throw with his mouth. My current rabbit doesn't really like those; she prefers chew toys such as willow balls and loves ...


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Please note that I'm not a vet, but I once had a cat that went missing for some time and came back with a very severe ear infection including mites. The dark stuff in your cats ear is ear wax and the color is absolutely normal. The skin inside the ear doesn't look reddened either. If you want, you can clean it with a wet cotton pad. Do not use cotton buds / ...


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If she's actually drooling or foaming at the mouth, she could have some sort of medical issue, ranging from overgrown teeth to an infection. Your best bet would be a proper exotics veterinarian to diagnose and treat her. From experience, a respiratory infection's running nose can look like "foam" or drool in the mouth area given they are so tiny! ...


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The best answer I know for strange phenomenon in animals is to ask the vet. You mention that you just got her and that you have already had health issues with her, i.e. ear mites and worms. Did this kitty come from a feral mother and never have a physical examination by a vet? If so, it's time for a full examination and all the shots. If her tail looked ...


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I know you fish is an indoor fish, but all fish have similar needs. Our outdoor Koi have many of the same needs. I agree with Omar and Lila. Our pond was built incorrectly and we had to get extra and better equipment to filter the water and add new water from waterfalls as the fish grew from 9" to 20". Test the water weekly and assure that your ...


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First thing you should do is isolate your fish on a medic tank just in case it does have an infectious disease it could transmit, but also for you to be able to give them some treatment without affecting the rest of the population in your tank. Secondly, observe very well. Take pictures and look for anything different than usual. White dots like sugar, ...


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I'm not confident enough to diagnose the cat, but my thoughts were too long to stay in the comments. I think very much sounds like a food allergy - itching and skin issues are the first and most common sign of food allergy. Check also the cat's bowel movements for any oddities (straining? too frequent?). Food allergies are almost impossible to test for, ...


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Dandruff is not necessarily a sign of ageing, and it can start at any age. Many cats may never have much dandruff. As a veterinarian, the most common causes I see of dandruff: Obesity. Overweight cats have more trouble grooming (they struggle to reach their back or tail bases). Diet. Poor quality diets in general can lead to a dull hair coat and dandruff. ...


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Please note that I am not a vet. You don't write how your vet knows that the wound is infected with Ochrobactrum intermedium, so the first thing to be sceptic about is this identification of the pathogen. Ochrobactrum and Brucella are genetically closely related genera of the family Brucellaceae within the class Alphaproteobacteria (Velasco et al., 1998), ...


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In addition to all of the suggestions posted here, I'd also like to point out that it may be cat acne from her own oils/dander/et cetera from things such as food & water bowls (the most likely culprits) as well as bedding/towels/so on that she frequently sleeps on or rubs against. This is different than being allergic to the material itself; instead, it'...


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Trust the animal. Animals remember the person and it is quite possible that someone resembling your brother hurt the cat while he was very young. Maybe ask your brother to change his appearance and see if the cat behaves the same way. Cats also associate a lot of their experiences with smells. It may be possible that your brother smells a lot like someone ...


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This is definitely fin rot! Happens easily in unfiltered water, which a fish should never be in. Not to make you feel bad, I kept them in unfiltered bowls too until I learned how unhealthy it is for the fish. It is reversible with antibiotics, the one I’ve used is called kanaplex (kanamycin) and works just fine. You can either mix it into the water or their ...


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