How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Rebecca Your Own Question
Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 14879
Experience:  More than 30 years of companion animal practice.
Type Your Cat Veterinary Question Here...
Rebecca is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a 7 week old kitten who started limping yesterday. I

Customer Question

I have a 7 week old kitten who started limping yesterday . I have not seen how it happened but he is very active with his other 4 siblings! How long should I give him before I need to be concerned. I am already concerned but when should I take him to be vet
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: Yes and checked his paw and I can't see anything
JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the kitten?
Customer: No he's otherwise healthy at a good weight and pkayful
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for using Just Answer. My name is***** am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

Is he putting any weight on the leg, or is he hopping on three legs?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

If he will put weight on it, it is probably not broken. If he is hopping around on three legs, I would have him checked out and Xrayed as soon as you can.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

I hope you were able to see my responses; I have not heard back from you! Let me know if I can answer anything else.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

How is he today?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi I took him to a vet this morning they have put him on some pain relief and he's perked up a little bit still limping

Related Cat Veterinary Questions