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My cat started limping on left led aprox 1 mo ago also started pulling out fur on same leg. Leg is not broken was xrayed by vet. Placed on cefadroxil .5mg 2 x a day. Also was given anti-inflammatory inj. Tx has been on going now for 10 days. Now he has developed dilation of his pupil in his left eye. He eats , drinks, and is otherwise normal. what do you think is wrong?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.

Dilation of the pupil can be caused by a lot of things, including retinal detatchment as as secondary side effect of renal failure or liver disease.


You will want to get this checked as soon as you can.


When the retinas swell, the cat can lose vision. If you catch it before the retinas detatch, you can save the site.


I hope that this helps!


Let me know if you still have questions.

Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.
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