Q. My cat had some some dark reddish (maybe brown with red tint) in her vaginal area. I wiped it off but it looked like it was in her vaginal area.

A. Keep the area clean and dry. If she is licking excessively, place an e-collar on her. If it continues, have her examined by your vet to rule out infection such as UTI. Since she is an intact female, it could be blood from her cycle. Have her spayed to prevent future episodes as well as accidental or unwanted litters.

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A. She may be in heat or in kitten - especially if she has been calling also. It is also possible she has developed a urinary tract infection, monitor her for signs of straining to urinate

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