cat throwing up and has cut

by Sarah
(Tampa,FL,U.S)

Two questions. my cat is a female cat and she throws up about every month. Is that a problem?also she has a cut on the side of her neck and it has dried blood around it. it also feels hard what she i do about the cut?


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hi
It is not uncommon for a cat to throw up occasionally like this. It may be that she gets hairballs. Please see my page about this for more information here

http://www.our-happy-cat.com/cat-vomiting.html

As for the cut well it sounds to me like it may be a bite which may have become infected hence the lump. You could clean it up with salt water and see how she is in a day or so. but if the lump gets any bigger or does not appear to heal then she will need to see a vet as the infection will need treating.

best wishes kate

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