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My 18 year old cats back legs give out and she walks very gingerly.

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my 18 year old cats back legs give out and she walks very gingerly. then she seems to recover and seem fine then it happens again
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
How long has Callie had these issues with her legs?
Does she ever drag the legs or try to walk on the top part of her paw? Or is she just tentative? Wobbly?
How is she otherwise? Any changes to her weight, appetite, thirst, or urination? Any diarrhea?
Any thinning of the muscles over her hips?