• Hello, My cat randomly had a cut on her face that showed up about two weeks ago. It keeps healing to a scab then reopening. Is there anything I can put on it to help heal? It is right about her mouth so it moves when she moves her mouth. It is a small cut but has not gone away in the past two weeks. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help it heal or if I need to bring her in to be looked at.

    Hi Catherine,
    I recommend that you take her into see a veterinarian. With the area not healing completely, it is concerning that there may be something preventing it from doing so. This could be from infection, a foreign body, re-injury, or another underlying issue. Your vet can talk to you more about the reason this area is not healing and the treatment that she needs after they have examined her. I do not recommend using any medication unless directed to do so by your vet. Many human medications can be toxic to cats especially if they are ingested. With this area near her mouth, that makes it a major concern.


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