Understanding and Treating Excessive Hair Loss in Cats

Excessive hair loss in cats can be a sign of underlying health problems. It is important to understand the causes and available treatments.

Causes Communes: Stress, allergies, parasitic infestations, and skin diseases are among the most common causes.

Diagnostic: A visit to the veterinarian is crucial for an accurate diagnosis. Tests may be needed to identify the exact cause.

Treatment: Depending on the cause, treatment may include medications, dietary changes, or parasite control measures.

Prevention: Good hygiene, a balanced diet, and regular care can help prevent excessive hair loss.


Excessive hair loss in cats should not be neglected. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential for your cat's health.


  • French Veterinary Academy
  • Association of Companion Animal Veterinarians (AVAC)
  • European Federation of the Pet Food Industry (FEIAP)