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I have a cat that wipes her on the carpet after she .She is

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I have a cat that wipes her butt on the carpet after she poops.She is 1 of two vats we have. They are sisters.
Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 5 days ago.

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Expert:  Rebecca replied 5 days ago.

I am sorry to hear about this problem with Coco. This could be an impacted anal gland, so having her glands checked by a veterinarian would be the first thing I would do.

Other reasons cats do this is because of having long hair around the anus so having the hair trimmed (do not use scissors for this!) around the anus may help. Being overweight or having very hard or soft stool can also make cats do this.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 5 days ago.

I have not heard back from you; I hope you saw my responses! Can I answer any more of your questions?

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Thank you I'm going to take her to the vets . I thought it might glands . She is overweight .Both are heavier than they should. They are inside cats. Thank you again
Expert:  Rebecca replied 3 days ago.

You are welcome. Let me know what you find out.

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Customer: replied 1 day ago.
Thank for the info she has an appointment tomorrow
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 day ago.

You are welcome. Let me know what you find out.

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