FIP cat over grooming with rips in fur. Need help.

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My cat has rips . In her fur what ointments are available for cats to have her hair grow back
 

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Can you post a photo? Is skin showing? If so, it it red and/or bleeding?

Will you be taking her to a vet?

Try store bought chamomile tea. Brew some cool it and dab it in the area. This isn't a cure but can help with the itchiness, and is also anti fungal and anti bacterial, and is safe if she ingests some.

However, you need to find out why she's doing this. Is it stress, sensitivity to an ingredient in her food or what.
 
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I was giving her the shot of gs441524 I also was reaching out for help with the finance of veterinarian and meds. I have to resort to the pills which are more expensive. They are 30 pills for $300. Would you have any websites that might be i reasonable with a pricing reach the end of the rope cities been doing so good. On February 24 diagnosed with FIP. Was sent home to die. I got in touch with people on FB she's been getting shots an amazing how well they work the shots but she developed this skin infection has to take the pills is there any websites out there that I can refer to I tried getting help from go find me I only had $60 in there. Maybe someone out there can recommend a website that's more reasonable and their pricing or is there any help with financial
 

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I'm not familiar with pills, but I know that there's a powder form of GS-441524, and it seems it can even be given in food?
The burning-like reaction on the skin is a well known side effect of the GS injections, and it is reversible.
 
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Had the cat to the veterinarian four times this month she saw the wounds. She gave her a shot of antibiotics and also steroids. It helped for the first two weeks and she started scratching again. She's been given this shots. Veterinarian couldn't determine whether it was from the shots or not. Maybe the meds. Anyway she needs the meds or else she will not be around too much longer without them. She has lesions all over her body in areas where the shot was given
 

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Do you brush her? Maybe the type of brush your using is pulling her fur and hurting her skin. What type of brush do you use?
 

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If your cat is on treatments for FIP, have you posted to their site to ask for others who may have experienced anything similar? It may be something that passes after the treatments are complete, but you would serve you and your cat better to ask those who are familiar with using FIP treatments.
 

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We used to get Daisy meds from a compounding pharmacy. They added a tuna flavor to it and even though you had to watch out for those front claws when it was given, she didn't seem to mind too much. I wonder if this is something that can be compounded and it might save you some money. It might be worth looking into some independent pharmacies your area.

If you are buying from the vet, they are probably a little more expensive. DH brought home eight allergy pills that he paid twelve dollars for. We sometimes gave these pills to the inmates at the prison where I worked and though they received very good medical care, I guarantee we weren't anything near that much.
 

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I wonder if this is something that can be compounded and it might save you some money. It might be worth looking into some independent pharmacies your area.
Depending on the country where one lives, this med hasn't been authorized by drug authorities yet, so I doubt that any pharmacy can handle it.
In nearly all the countries of the world, you have to resort to the black market.
 
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Yes I took it to the veterinarian today she has a skin infection and the allergy she was giving a shot of antibiotics and also steroid and we sent home with the shampoo to shampoo the areas
 
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I've had my cats several time to the veterinarian at first she was saying she had fleas but I went and got the best revolution there was and there was no fleas. Her constant licking and grooming would get to a point where you almost could see her epidermis I had switch veterinarians and had at least three more that could not conquer the problem. Tried brushing the icky tasting stuff. And it's relief that people take that have allergies switch cat foods everything now her skin is ripping off and you can see her epidermis pretty soon also have is the fur on her head yet no one can help me. Is anyone else experienced this terrible thing going on with my cat? If the veterinarians can't help me maybe the people can after all we're the ones that have first and experience
 

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I've had my cats several time to the veterinarian at first she was saying she had fleas but I went and got the best revolution there was and there was no fleas. Her constant licking and grooming would get to a point where you almost could see her epidermis I had switch veterinarians and had at least three more that could not conquer the problem. Tried brushing the icky tasting stuff. And it's relief that people take that have allergies switch cat foods everything now her skin is ripping off and you can see her epidermis pretty soon also have is the fur on her head yet no one can help me. Is anyone else experienced this terrible thing going on with my cat? If the veterinarians can't help me maybe the people can after all we're the ones that have first and experience
If you suspect allergies, you would need to ask the vet for allergy medicine specific to cats, and likely to start with an elimination diet which starts with a hydrolyzed protein diet from the vet as a prescription .

I put the instructions for talking to a vet here: Food Allergy - How to proceed?
 
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