What is the Black dirt around my 1yr female nipples. And how do I get ridd of it. She get bathed every other week.

Asked by Member 1159020 on Mar 16th 2013 in Skin Problems
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It might be acne. It is common in pets to develop little black heads in moist or greasy areas. Usually they will scrape off, but you can use witch hazel on them. It acts as a toner to help pull out grease and dirt that might be clogging her pores. Use it everyday and hopefully you'll see an improvement.

Nika answered on 3/18/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer

Joey (In Memory)

It's most likely oil. The fact that you bathe her every other week may be the reason for the increased oil production. Cats have very thin and sensitive skin - it actually dries out very easily - and if you are bathing her on a regular basis it could be that her skin is actually dry not oily. Unless she is a Sphinx - most vets would agree that you do not need to bathe her as regularly as you currently do. Check with your vet and see if they agree.

Joey (In Memory) answered on 3/19/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer