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Feature June 2017 Issue

What Is a Rodent Ulcer?

What Is a Rodent Ulcer?

Despite their alarming and raw appearance, these sores on the upper lip actually have nothing to do with rodents ó and most are easily remedied.

Youíre worried about your cat Henry. About a week ago, you noticed that a small, hairless, red sore had developed mysteriously on his upper lip, and it isnít going away. Perhaps you have nothing to worry about. Maybe this angry-looking eruption will simply disappear within a few days.

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