What are the Causes for Cats having Hair Loss/Bald Ears

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What are the causes for Bald Ears / Hair Loss

Bald ears is just means hair loss on their ears areas. The hair loss probably progressed very slowly until it became more plain. There are many causes of hair loss from the ears, they include fungal, it can be infections, fur mite or flea infestation, allergies from food and / or the environment, hormonal imbalance, environmental conditions, dietary deficiencies, behavioural issues or inherited genes that code for hair loss. It should not be causing any itchiness or pain. 

What are the other possiblities that causes Hair loss

You should be able to see if there are any bald, red spots or discoloured areas. Clean out the ears and check if there is any ear discharge.

There are a few consideration to check:

  • Is there a change in diet?
  • Or any new food/treats being introduced?
  • Are there any other cats in the house that may be sucking or licking each other ears?
  • Is there anything or anyone in the house that could be stressing your cat out?
  • Are there any new plants, animals or humans in the house , or new chemical being used?

Process of Examine

If you have any of this above, a visit to the vet is needed. To check for skin and ear infections. Blood test will be carried out to rule out horomonal imbalances such as abnormal levels of thyroid hormones or cortisol levels.

The vet will need to examine the whole body to see if there are any other parts that are starting to loss hair, any red or discoloured areas, any loose skin flakes or small ectoparasites. Also for the ears need to examined for ear mites, or yeast or bacterial infections. They will also run a fine-toothed comb through your feline’s coat to check for any small skin flakes and fleas. 

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Facts about Cat Breed Devon Rex

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Devon Rex

Size: Small, 2.3-4.5kg

Colours: White, Black, Blue, Chocolate, cinnamon, lavander and red, smoke pattern, Tortiseshell and pointed patterns.

Grooming: Frequently, Minimal Brushing

Exercise: Active, frequent exercise.

life Span: 9-15 years

Characters

Devon Rex are friendly and socialable. They have many nicknames, like Pixie cat, the alien cat or even call a poodle cat.

They love being around its owner for as long as possible no matter what it’s doing. Because they loved to be company by people and also other animals.

This active and intenligent cat can be trained to play simple games such as fetch. Of cause interactive toys are also great for these cats.

Appearence

They have a long neck, round and wide eyes. Large ears, a wavy haired coat and a unique head shape which is different from other breeds.

Grooming

Their coat is easy to maintain and doesn’t shed very often. There is one part need to take care of is their large ears, to advoid infections will have to do weekly checks.

They are suitable for owners who are allergic to cat fur. As for brushing, they need to be gently groomed. They need to be showered in every few weeks.

Health

They are generally healthy, but they have conditions like hypertrophic cardimyopathy, luxating patella and hereditary myopathy which affects muscle function.

You may ask for advise from the vet to know more about the conditions. 

This is all about Cats Breed Devon Rex. This cat breed suitable for first time owner, for family who have children too!

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