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I am sorry to hear you are worried about Lexi. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.
I am glad you asked before trying the Motrin: NO! Motrin is not safe in cats, and can cause kidney damage. Even worse is Tylenol, pure poison to cats. The only safe over the counter pain medication is baby aspirin, and you can only give 1/2 of a baby or low dose aspirin once every 3 to 4 days.
One concern in limping cats is an infection. She may need antibitoics if there is an infection.
Is she eating, and drinking? Will she put any weight on the foot at all? Does she go outside at all?
Let me know what other questions you have. Rebecca
How is Lexi today?