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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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The German Wikipedia about Canine Ehrlicherosis states, that spleen-enlargement is one of multiple unspecific and various symptoms (marked in bold). They associate this with the third phase of infection. (At the associated Wikipedia page in English language I could not find something about the spleen). Nach der symptomfreien Phase beginnt das chronische ...


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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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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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