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About two weeks ago my indoor/outdoor cat came home with a
Hi! About two weeks ago my indoor/outdoor cat came home with a slight limp. There was no blood, no owie's, no swelling. I figured he most likely jumped wrong and just sprained something. I palpated hi… read more
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PitRottMommy
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My kitty is favoring her front left paw. She was fine this
My kitty is favoring her front left paw. She was fine this morning when I left. She does not seem to be in pain. She's 13 months old and a house cat. How long should I wait to bring her in? … read more
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Sarah Snow
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My cat can walk on his right paw when needed but standing
My cat can walk on his right paw when needed but standing still he holds it up. His paw is swollen. He is an indoor cat. When I try to look at his paw, he gets very defensive. It's been five days… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
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Associate Degree
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We have an indoor/outdoor cat that we feared gone (it has
we have an indoor/outdoor cat that we feared gone for good (it has been missing for 2 weeks) but just came back with a BAD limp. … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
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Associate Degree
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Morning... My cat started holding her front paw up last
Morning... My cat started holding her front paw up last Monday. He can walk on it but limps and is much slower then normal. He is eating fine and going to the bathroom, drinking ect. He has jumped up … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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I'm afraid my cat may have broken s front left paw. He is
I'm afraid my cat may have broken his front left paw. He is not putting any pressure on it, he is holding it off the ground and limping on the remaining 3 paws. I do not see any swelling around the ar… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,570 satisfied customers
My friends cat had a sock and hair tie on her paw because
My friends cat had a sock and hair tie on her paw because she had splintered her nail while at the groomer. While my friend was at work the person responsible for her did not frequently take the sock … read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My kitten began limping yesterday. He won't put weight on his
My kitten began limping yesterday. He won't put weight on his front right paw. He's still active and jumping around and using the scratching post. No swelling or splinter. No blood. He lets me touch, … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
what can I give an 11 pounds, 12 year old cat for pain. He
what can I give an 11 pounds, 12 year old cat for pain. He is limping and meows when walking on his front paw. He is holding it up, but it is not broken and there is nothing in his paw.… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
33,483 satisfied customers
Does my cat have a broken or strained/sprained leg? I have
Does my cat have a broken or strained/sprained leg? I have an indoor cat who as of about an hour ago will not walk on his left front paw. I never heard any commotion or sounds of pain just noticed him… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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I have a 9 year old indoor female cat. A few days ago she started
I have a 9 year old indoor female cat. A few days ago she started limping and once in awhile holding up her front paw. She loves to jump from wherever she is. The leg is a little swollen, she is limpi… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My daughters cat started limping. We dont know what caused
My daughter's cat started limping. We don't know what caused it. She was fine a half hour ago.… read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My indoor/outdoor cat has all claws,about 10 y/o. Must have
My indoor/outdoor cat has all claws,about 10 y/o. Must have injured his front paw. Will not apply any pressure on foot. Holds it like a human would w a sprain. Its been 3 days and does not seem worse.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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19,322 satisfied customers
I came home to day and my can was limping badly holding her
I came home to day and my can was limping badly holding her left paw off the ground. She sat down and I did see her stretch that leg and bring her paw to her mouth and lick it. She can walk though gua… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
17,570 satisfied customers
My cat has a swollen right paw. He was fine one morning and
My cat has a swollen right paw. He was fine one morning and in the space of perhaps 1/2 hour he was holding up his paw and limping on three legs. The speed at which this occurred made me think that he… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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cat: her hip..drags the injured leg when she walks..stopped eating
My 17-year old cat injured one of her legs (perhaps somewhere near her hip?), and she now drags the injured leg when she walks. She doesn't seem to be in pain, but shows frustration when she moves on … read more
Dr. K
Dr. K
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,582 satisfied customers
manx: mix..is limping on his front leg and came..vet bill
MY 3yr old manx-mix cat is limping on his front leg and came inside with a bit of blood on the floor,that was 2-days ago,since then its swollen and he wont walk on it or let u look at it or touch it w… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
cats: year old female..her front paw..three legs..no visible signs
Hello One of our 3 year old female cats has done something to her front paw this afternoon. She is holding it up and is hobbling on three legs. There are no visible signs of cuts or bodies caught up i… read more
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Dr. Christian K.
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