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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
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Experience:  Expert in feline health and behavior. 20 years experience with cats.
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He's old, but all of a sudden he can't use his left back

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He's old, but all of a sudden he can't use his left back leg.Do you think he could have had a stroke. Can I give him avery small dose of aspirin in case it is a stroke? Has only been several hours.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Lucky. He's over 13. He was old when he came to me.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Lucky?
Customer: He has only one tooth that sometimes gets infected.He just finished antibiotics for that.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Can you share a video of him and the nonuse of the leg?

Is he indoors only?

Any history of heart issues?