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My 12 year old cat walks like he has arthritis, he weighs

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My 12 year old cat walks like he has arthritis, he weighs about 16 lbs. what can I give him
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 years ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today.

Friend, of the over the counter anti inflammatory medications like tylenol, ibuprofen, etc. they are all toxic to cats and should not be given. You can start Cody on a supplement called Cosequin (glucosamine) long term; give at label dose. You can buy cosequin in your local pet store or online. For anti inflammatory medications he will need to be seen by family veterinarian for prescription medications that are only available through a veterinarian.

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