• Hi, I have a 6 month old tuxedo. I have been noticing that his fur is a little brownish. He had a little bit of this coloration when he was about 8 weeks old but its becoming more noticeable. I don't know if that's just his coat color or if he's tyrosine deficient. He eats only wet food and u make sure that the first ingredient is a meat with no byproducts. Is this something I should be worried about or is it normal for black cats to have brownish coats.

    Hi Sarmina,
    If  you are concerned about the change in color of his coat, I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian. It is unlikely to be a dietary insufficiency if he is eating high quality kitten food but there can be other medical causes for this. Your vet can talk to you more about the color change and recommend any treatment that he needs after they have examined him.


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