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My cats hind legs, particularly his paws, are swollen

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My cat's hind legs, particularly his paws, are swollen and appear weak. What could be the cause of this?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Theresa replied 9 years ago.

How old is your cat?

Is he able to use his rear legs?

Any increase in breathing? Panting?

What color are his gums?

Are his pads on the rear feet cold?

Does he seem painful?

Any increase in thirst or urination?

Decreased appetite?

Any history or diagnosis of a heart murmur?

Theresa