Cats can suffer greatly from skin irritations and shedding. Cats skin and shedding issues can cause excessive scratching and biting, even more hair loss and redness. These conditions can be caused by many different factors including the environment, poor nutrition and parasites. Medications and supplements can help ease the discomfort associated with this. Medicated shampoos, creams and ointments help dogs achieve some relief from itchy skin and shedding. Welactin Feline softgel caps are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids derived from salmon and other cold water fish, and are very beneficial to your cat's skin and fur.