Cats Lose Fur

Why do Cats Lose Fur?

Cats lose their fur, they shed throughout the year which is normal.  However feline alopecia (cat hair loss) is a serious condition and can be very uncomfortable for your cat.


Causes of Fur Loss:

  • Allergic reaction to medication
  • Pollen, mold or dust
  • Food ingredients
  • Household chemicals and sprays
  • Flea bites
  • Ringworm
  • Diabetes and
  • Arthritis
  • Cushing’s Disease (glandular disorder)

Fur Loss Treatment:

  • Visit to the Vet in all cases
  • Change in diet to eliminate any food allergies
  • Avoid household chemicals for a few weeks
  • Change flea control treatment brand