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Date Posted: 08:16:16 10/09/07 Tue
Author: Beverly
Subject: This is 'molt' season, Katie ... in some flyers, it's more ....
In reply to: Katie 's message, "Help!!!" on 00:24:23 10/09/07 Tue

(This is 'molt' season, Katie ... in some flyers, it's more ....) noticeable than in others. As long as the skin is okay, I'd just watch for a bit, and see if new hair starts replacing the missing hair.

Another common cause for hair loss is frequent contact with the same 'spot', often caused by following a particular 'path' during exercise. You can help improve this by changing a flyer's habitat now and then -- add branches, move existing furnishings around, so the flyer has to vary its exercise path.

Keep us posted. If you can, upload a photo, showing the area you're worring about.


>I have a domestic male flyer who will be four years
>old in December. I have never noticed this before, but
>his hair is thinning!! along his back and tail it has
>just recently become noticeable. It has never been a
>problem before which led others to remark that it
>could be "old age", which i do not want to believe
>because i have read thier lifespan is much longer. He
>has had less of an appetite as of lately as well. He
>gets a vitamin supplement in his water and powder on
>his food. Could there be a deficiency of some sort
>that im missing? any suggestions or pick me ups for my
>lil guy? im quite worried!

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  • Re: Help!!! -- S. K. Dixon, 19:02:30 10/09/07 Tue
  • Re: Help!!! -- storker, 21:07:10 10/09/07 Tue

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