Strange rash on kittens

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So my cat recently has had a litter of kittens. This is her second time. The kittens have this weird rash. They weren’t born with it. At first i thought it was a burn but i dont have any open fires or anything like that. i’m rlly confused and could use some help. Thank you.
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Is it momma on the first pic, and thus, both momma and kittens have it? How old are the kittens?

What are they eating?

It could be some sort of skin parasite or even BEDBUGS...

The best answer is prob to contact your vet.
 
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Is it momma on the first pic, and thus, both momma and kittens have it? How old are the kittens?

What are they eating?

It could be some sort of skin parasite or even BEDBUGS...

The best answer is prob to contact your vet.
All of those pictures are one of the kittens. Momma does not have it. On her other litter of kittens (they are almost one yr) only one has it. I dont think its bedbugs bc i dont have any bites or red bumps. they also usually dont sleep on my bed but idk how bedbugs work. Thank you for responding!!!
 

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It’s difficult to say from the pictures. Do they have fleas? Or it could be ringworm or an allergy to something unknown. Your best bet is to get the affected kittens seen and treated by a vet. Are you able to do this?

Also, mom should be spayed soon to prevent future litters.

Do keep us posted!
 

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aha, so so far its just ONE of the kittens having this?
 
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aha, so so far its just ONE of the kittens having this?
unfortunately no but since the weeks that ive posted this they have been getting better and i plan on getting a job to pay for them to get all of their shots and everything.
 
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It’s difficult to say from the pictures. Do they have fleas? Or it could be ringworm or an allergy to something unknown. Your best bet is to get the affected kittens seen and treated by a vet. Are you able to do this?

Also, mom should be spayed soon to prevent future litters.

Do keep us posted!
the cats look a lot better. the skin is healing and their hair is growing back.
 

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Its good news. But the riddle really deepens... Did you changed their food? Or something changed? If not, I will guess they scratched themselves...
 
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