Q: Why is my cat losing a lot of hair?

Original Question: "My cat is losing a lot of hair, please help me with this." - Kaustubh

Vet Certified Answer | Answered: November 8, 2017

Hi Kaustubh,

Hair loss in a cat could be due to a number of causes. Fleas or a flea allergy would be the easiest to explain. Other issues could be hyperthyroidism, food or environmental allergies, mange mites, or ringworm to name a few. A trip to your vet is the best recommendation to help figure out what is going on.

Best of luck,

Dr. Ryan Llera

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