white lump on cats head

by M Conroy

My cat has suddenly had a white pill like size growth appear on her head. I thought first of all that it was cat willow bud from the garden but it isn't that. She was a stray who I have had for two years now and has been truamatised previously so is hard to get hold of to have a good look.

Can you advise?

first of all check that its not a tick, they an look a little odd.


If it's not that then it has to be some sort of growth or cyst. Now this does not necessary mean something terrible. My old cat had a lump appear on her ear and it turned out to be non cancerous but had to be removed.

A vet will need to examine the lump and he may even have to do a biopsy depending on what he thinks it may be. Either way the sooner your cat gets to see a vet the better the out come will be.

Hope all is well

best wishes kate

My advice is to take her to see the vet

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White lump on cats head
by: M Conroy

Thank you so much for your advice. It was luckily only a tick, but never having seen one before I was perplexed!
Took some time to get her but safely removed now.

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