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 Dr. Gary Your Own Question
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 3921
Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
15010675
Type Your Cat Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Gary is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I just adopted a 3 month old kitten from a shelter. I woke

Customer Question

Hello, I just adopted a 3 month old kitten from a shelter. I woke up this morning to find one of his ears is bent/floppy and red while the other one is normal and pink. Do you have any idea what this could be and how I could treat it or should I just take him in to a vet?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the kitten's name?
Customer: Toby
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Toby?
Customer: Besides that nothing he's playing and eating normally
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 7 months ago.

Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help you today.

I'm sorry for this concern for Toby but congratulations on the newest member of your family.

Do you think you could send me a picture of his ears? The following link walks you through the process: http://ww2.justanswer.com/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert

Is he shaking his head or scratching at his ears?

Thanks, Deb