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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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I took my cat back from boarding and noticed clumps of hair

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I took my cat back from boarding and noticed clumps of hair near her bed. She has been licking her two front legs, more so on the left leg. The areas where she has been licking are very wet and the left leg has a much larger area that is wet .There is a bald patch, i.e. with fur missing, near her left toes.Her left front paw seems to be broken as well (it’s flatter than usual)
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did your cat have a fall?
Customer: not that i know of
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 and age?
Customer: Cattie, 18 years old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cattie?
Customer: she has been climbing up and down the stairs without any problems
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 months ago.

Is Cattie using both of her front limbs in walking?

Can you share pictures of the hair loss?