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Feline acne

By jim Published: July 10, 2009

Feline acne is a common cat problem which is most often caused by overactive oil glands. It is isolated to the chin and lower lips and many times goes unnoticed until the area becomes infected, requiring veterinary care.

There is no exact cause of feline acne, however there are many different factors that contribute to it. This includes: stress, a suppressed immune system, poor grooming, or other diseases. Some believe that plastic dishes that cats drink and eat out of, as they can harbor bacteria, can cause feline acne.

Read about the symptoms and treatment.


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