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The peeing in very obvious places can be a sign of urinary stones or another problem with his urinary tract. He cannot tell you that urinating hurts, so he shows you the problem in the only way he can. His problems urinating and frequent licking of his genitals are more serious indications for a urinary tract problem. You should let a vet check him and ...


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I found it is the German "Kleiner Schneckenegel" (Alboglossiphonia heteroclita, synonym: Glossiphonia heteroclita) which is a kind of leech. They eat snails and other related kind of animals. I found the German Wikipedia page but it seems there is no English source for this on Wikipedia. If someone knows a source, I would be happy to add it. The ...


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I hope this helps, I find that mosquito bites affect me much worse than others. Like my bite will welt up and hurt way bigger and worse than others. I assume this implies I am "allergic" to mosquito bites. What I have done for my yard is keep things like rosemary and lavender. I just rub my arms and legs in the herb bushes, and the smell like citronella ...


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If in doubt, ask your vet. You should "never ever* use anything made for humans without prior consultation simply because dogs might react differently and because they've got a far smaller body size. It's certainly possible that repellents or toxins are indeed harmful to humans and dogs, but the dose would be too small to matter in the human case (think ...


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Getting rid of fleas is HARD once they've gotten a foothold. I do have some thoughts on your flea situation, and the cats' behavior. Since both cats seem to be avoiding the carpet, it seems likely that you do still have an infestation going. You can monitor the number of fleas in the home by placing a flea trap; either purchased, or make your own. (Place ...


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This sounds like a combination of parasites, internal and external, and one or more female cats in heat nearby. Male cats will react as you describe when the females are in heat. The only advice I can give is to get the cat to a vet for neutering and treatment against parasites; most if not all of this can be done in one single visit at the vet. It is very ...


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According to an article on WebMD, failure to treat heartworms with medicine will cause "permanent damage to the heart and blood vessels". And the same article states that exercise with heartworms is a cause of death.


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