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Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?1) When did this begin? 2) Have any diagnostics been performed to determine the cause? 3) Any changes in her habits? Still eating and drinking well? Still able to use the bathroom without problem?
It's very likely. As cats age, as with any human or animal that ages, we can see changes in the spine, in the joints, etc. My concern here would be spondylitis, which is fairly common in senior cats and we can see difficulty walking, holding the tail in a different position, sitting differently, etc. It's often recommended along with x-rays to do blood work and be certain that the organs are functioning well before starting a regimen to treat such an affliction. At home, you can start her on feline glucosamine available here: https://www.chewy.com/cat/dp/101450?utm_source=google-product&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=f&utm_content=Nutramax&gclid=CNyZycaPyc4CFRSPfgodNYoPsg to see if this helps. Otherwise, I would move forward with at least x-rays
Checking in. How is your companion doing, JACustomer?