bald spot where chip was injected...

phil futhark

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my cat has an ugly quarter sized bald spot, can she ever grow hair there again? can i report the vet for this?
 

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Hi,

Side effects of chipping are very rare, but there is no evidence that I've seen that a side effect is the result of the Vet's action.  In rare instances, the presence of the chip, a foreign body, provokes a response in the animal.  I would have your vet or another vet if you prefer look at the injection site and determine if there is a medical (beyond cosmetic) concern.

http://briarcliffanimal.com/2011/04/26/10-things-you-need-to-know-about-microchips/

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I have had it happen to a cat who was vaccinating.  You are injecting a foreign object into a cat, this can happen as a result.  Unfortunately I do not think it has anything to do with how your vet did it or not, some cats are just more sensitive to things.  I actually had a cat (Munchie) whose body rejected his microchip 7 months after implantation.  He literally got an abscess at the injection site and it popped out one night.
 
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Hi,

Side effects of chipping are very rare, but there is no evidence that I've seen that a side effect is the result of the Vet's action.  In rare instances, the presence of the chip, a foreign body, provokes a response in the animal.  I would have your vet or another vet if you prefer look at the injection site and determine if there is a medical (beyond cosmetic) concern.

http://briarcliffanimal.com/2011/04/26/10-things-you-need-to-know-about-microchips/

Stephen
thanks steve yes i had another vet see it he wasnt concerned..funny storry that my dads new wife wal yellign atthe cat when i stayed there for a year and she stoppped eating, got a full exam and given some cat antidepressanst or something...foolish situation anyway that vet was cool...
 
I have had it happen to a cat who was vaccinating.  You are injecting a foreign object into a cat, this can happen as a result.  Unfortunately I do not think it has anything to do with how your vet did it or not, some cats are just more sensitive to things.  I actually had a cat (Munchie) whose body rejected his microchip 7 months after implantation.  He literally got an abscess at the injection site and it popped out one night.
fascinating, i wish my cat would pop hers out it snot even up to date? btw guys is it free to update the info? i dont wanna call my original vet cuz my ex gf worked there and shes crazy...its a pointless chip right now lol...Moko is so cute i hate that she has this blad patch as a result of human tampering..meh

also guys my cat has been munching her lower tummy area and making  a bald spot there, why u think she does this? a bug bite? shes done it before...hmm she had her shots when she was young i hop its not serious althoug there is the mystery of the missing shark tooth thatwas in my bedrroom lol mayb she ate it
 
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