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It seems there might have been an error with your message, but I understand that your main concern is redness on the underbelly of your 1-year-old Korat cat. Skin redness can be caused by a variety of factors, including allergies, infections, irritants, or even stress. Given that the redness has been present for one day and is no longer ongoing, it could have been a mild reaction to something in the environment or a brief irritant.

To help with the situation, ensure that the area is kept clean and dry. You can gently clean the underbelly with a soft, damp cloth and then dry it thoroughly. Avoid using any harsh chemicals or soaps that could further irritate the skin. If the redness was due to an irritant or allergen, removing the source should prevent further issues.

Since your cat is not currently on any medications, has no history of medical conditions, and is not experiencing other issues, it's less likely that the redness is related to an underlying health problem. However, if the redness returns or if you notice any additional symptoms such as swelling, discharge, or if your cat seems to be in discomfort or is excessively grooming the area, these could be signs of infection or a more serious condition that would require prompt attention.

Keep an eye on the underbelly for any changes. If the skin does not improve, or if you notice any of the aforementioned symptoms, it would be wise to seek professional help. In the meantime, ensure that your cat has a stress-free environment and consider whether any new products, plants, or substances that your cat may have come into contact with could have caused the reaction.

Lastly, even though the redness has subsided, it's important to monitor your cat for any signs of fleas or ticks, as these can cause skin irritation and other health issues. Regular preventive treatments can help keep these pests at bay.

If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to come back to us! Thank you.