Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Over grooming (feline psychogenic alopecia) Owner Factsheet

In the hurly-burly of our modern lives we ask a lot of pets. Fortunately most cats adapt well to all the changes and excitement around them, managing to fit into our hectic schedules and in doing so enrich our lives. Unhappily, there are some cats for whom the stress of modern living is just too much and these poor creatures show us their unhappiness in a variety of ways.
Image: Skin: alopecia - endocrine 01 © Flemming Kristensen

Why do cats overgroom?

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How will I know if my cat is overgrooming?

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Is there any other reason why my cat is losing her hair?

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So how do I know that my cat is grooming because she is stressed?

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Why is my cat feeling stressed?

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How can I help my cat?

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