Small lump on Caine's chin :( would like help identifying it

meto

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Hi everyone, I noticed a small lump on Caine's chin and I'm a little concerned. I noticed it within the past month, and looking back at photos, it wasn't there a few months ago. I don't know exactly when it showed up. It's hard to get a clear photo because of his fur in the way, but it's not like a pimple, just like a vague little lump that's his skin color. It's not painful since he doesn't retract or seem to care when it's touched. I don't think it's acne because it doesn't look like it and it's just one isolated bump. When I took him in to get his teeth cleaned a month and a half ago, I don't think it was there or very noticeable yet, because nobody saw or said anything about it including me. Anyone have any ideas of what it is? I'll keep a close eye on it and make sure it doesn't get bigger or develop in any way. Thank you for any advice!
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Hi! How old is Caine? It could be something as simple as a wart. The older a cat is, the more likely it is something like that, or even a cyst or a skin tag. Not to say younger cats can't have them as well!! Is it hard or soft, does it move or is it stationary?

It is a very good idea to keep an eye on it in terms of growth and/or spreading.
 

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Watch it for signs of growth and if there are none, show the vet the next time you see him, unless something else seems odd about it like bleeding, etc.
 
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