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Pimples And Acne In Cats

The small bumps on your cat’s face may just actually be pimples and acne. Cats can also suffer from these skin issues that constantly plague many people. There are various potential causes of skin problems in cats, thus it is a good idea to have the problem checked out by your veterinarian so it can be treated appropriately. One of the most common causes is an allergic reaction to contact with plastic. In this case, the breakouts are usually concentrated in facial areas that come into contact with food and water bowls that are made of plastic. The breakouts may dramatically decrease or stop when these containers are switched to ceramic, stainless steel, or glass. Another important predisposing factor is poor hygiene and sanitation. Dirt and dust can accumulate and clog skin pores that become itchy. Scratching these itchy areas can irritate them and possibly becoming infected. You should have you pet’s skin issues checked out by your vet Los Gatos, CA before they get worse or complicated. 

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