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What is this bump??

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by Lololove, May 18, 2017.

  1. Lololove

    Lololove PetForums Newbie

    May 17, 2017
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    My kitty tiger has this bump on his head. I noticed it a few weeks ago and since then it hasn't changed in shape or size. The bump doesn't seem to be bothering him, it's not hot to the touch or itchy. IMG_0302.JPG I'd like to avoid going to the vet and running endless tests, but I will if I can't find any answers here. I think It is a just a fatty deposit. Anyone have something like this happen to your fur ball?? He is indoor/outdoor.
  2. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

    Jan 5, 2013
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    Without it being seen in the flesh and felt, I doubt anyone could hazard more than a guess tbh

    I would prefer my vet to inspect a lump just to make sure it's nothing sinister. The earlier anything nasty is caught the more chance of a successful outcome.
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  3. Charity

    Charity Endangered Species

    Apr 17, 2013
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    That's quite a large lump, I would definitely get your vet to check it. It could be a cyst but because of its location near eyes and ears, if it needed removing, the sooner the better as these things have to be cut quite deep, I know from personal experience.
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  4. cows573

    cows573 PetForums Senior

    Apr 20, 2017
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    I doubt it is a fatty deposit... looks like a jag of some sort to me. I would visit the vet... I don't think endless tests would be required for something like this.
    #4 cows573, May 18, 2017
    Last edited: May 18, 2017
  5. MilleD

    MilleD PetForums VIP

    Feb 15, 2016
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    My cat recently had a fatty deposit removed (they thought it might be something else), it looked nothing like this.

    I would definitely get a vet to take a look.
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