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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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Cat is done earlier now can't move or co.troll back legs. I

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Cat is done earlier now can't move or co.troll back legs. I couldn't enter my Ph #(###) ###-####and I already did my credit card for basic at $22:00. Please help
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 9 months ago.

Hello. I'm sorry for the long wait. I just logged on and saw this.

It sounds like your cat threw a clot to her back legs. This is the most common cause of rear limb weakness/ paralysis with no overt trauma in cats. It is due to an underlying heart disease. Most cats have no signs of disease before the clot causes acute weakness/ paralysis.

Unfortunately, the chance of survival is fairly low. The chance of recurrence after an episode is also very high. Most owners end up euthanizing when a cat throws a clot like this.

Here is a nice link on the condition with more info:

http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=3351

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.