Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Poor baby! Are you absolutely sure it's not allergy related? Food allergies can crop up anytime.
I had a black cat, Maggie that was a compulsive groomer after we adopted Billy. Maggie licked entire sections of her back and sides off. I had great luck with a GNC product, Calms Forte. She ate them out of my hand and within a week or so she had stopped doing that to herself. There is also a product available on Amazon called Homeopet for Anxiety Relief. I have not tried it but I've tried other Homeopet products with great results so it may be worth a try.
I just finished a book called The Cat who Cried for Help by Dr. Nicholas Dodman. He is quite insightful about these types of problems and often recommends a mild sedative to take the edge off. If you need, PM me and I will go back through the book and see what the name of the sedative is.