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I have noticed this flaky patch of fur on Luna's back. It's just below her shoulder blades. I have not seen her scratch/bite the area and the skin does not look particularly red or irritated. Overall she is pretty laid back when I'm poking around there and all i see are a bunch of skin flakes in her fur.
The only thing I can think of is that 2 weeks ago I gave her a dose of Revolution. She didnt have mites/fleas/etc but when i brought her for her forst wellnes check up the vet recommended we apply this to her as a "preventative measure" bc she was new. So two weeks ago was her second dose and it was hoooorrible. I followed his instructions (and paid very close attention two weeks prior) and applied it but Luna freaked out and was twisting her body horribly to chew/scratch the part of her skin where I applied it . I then proceeded to freak out too and wiped her down with water (A LOT) to try and get the stuff off her (of course then gently using a blow dryer to dry her thoroughly - which was the first time I ever heard her "purr" haha...). So I am thinking this is just a remnant of that adventure since I do not see any obvious signs of irritation.
So I just thought I would throw this out here and see if you guys have any thoughts on the matter. Luna seems pretty indifferent but I'm a very protective bunny mom and am a bit worried. Does this flaky fur sound like anything you guys have encountered?