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Old 04-07-2018, 04:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's definitely not a part of quilling. I would stop putting oil on it. It looks like a skin infection, possibly staph, and needs to be treated with antibiotics from a vet. I'm sure it's very painful for her and that's why she's being crankier.
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