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  • Hi, when i came home this evening I noticed my cat had a bright red sore on her scalp in her ear, next to what looks like a raised mole with some dried blood (i think). The red was not blood. I took a picture and was hoping someone could take a look to let me know if it is anything to be concerned about and if i should take her in. Thank you.

    Hi Kimberly, I recommend that you take her into see a veterinarian. The sore that you are describing can be caused by a few different things including infection, injury, or a mass. Depending on the cause this could be something to worry about. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of the spot and the treatment that she needs after they have examined her.


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