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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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I just searched for "lost strength in hind legs" and this

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I just searched for "lost strength in hind legs" and this came up. This is the symptom my cat has (17 year old)
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with your cat?
Customer: Back legs not working well for last two days
JA: Did your cat have a fall?
Customer: No
JA: The Veterinarian will ask you more detailed questions to find out what is causing this. It might be a fracture. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the cat's name?
Customer: Billy
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Billy?
Customer: He's quite old at 17 years and had a cancer in his mouth removed 6 months ago. But vet says no sign of it spreading.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How long has he had these signs?

Is he weak or can he not move the back legs at all?

Doe she seem painful?

Do the back legs feel colder then the front ones?