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My cat is walking gingerly on s back feet, like something is

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My cat is walking gingerly on his back feet, like something is on his paws. But he keeps licking his anus and it looks raw. he also is getting very vocal when I touch the base of his tail. what could be wrong? do I need to take him to the vet immediately, or wait a few days to see if it clears up?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before.Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aidy ou sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

Has Saber been having diarrhea?

Does he any any swellings or sores by the rectum or on his tail base?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no diahrrea that I have noticed.. it just started tonight.. but his anus looks like its raw, and he has been licking at it..
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello again,

Just to note, I have posted a response on your other open thread.

Dr. B.