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This tail is going to have to be amputated. Try to keep the cat as calm and quiet as possible tonight... put the cat in a cat carrier or small room tonight, then see the vet tomorrow for amputation. If you have triple antibiotic ointment or vaseline, coat the exposed bone with it if you can. I am so sorry this has happened... there are no pain medications that work for cats over the counter. If you have human Tramadol you can give 1/2 tablet every 8 hours for pain. Good luck.
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Hi there... how are things going today? Were you able to coat the tail in ointment or vaseline last night, and have you seen a vet today?