July 24th, 2004, 08:58 AM
I have a beautiful long hair and he has recently been limping due to his front paw. I have checked it and there is nothing in it and believe due to his age he has arthritis, does anyone have any rememdies for this, can a cat take aspirin for the discomfort. He weighs believe it or not 23lbs. and has always been a big boy, I would appreciate some feedback.
July 24th, 2004, 09:13 AM
Please check for info on the site BEFORE posting
There is plenty of info if you just take a look.
Here are 3 major sources of info
and the grandaddy of all answered questions pages where the link below comes from
BTW - No aspirin for cats. That's in a pet tip on the site as well.
Here is a specific thread on arthritis
Thanks and good luck
July 24th, 2004, 10:04 AM
I have heard that there are natural vets out there that have remarkable results with arthritis. Homeopathy, acupunture, massage all for dogs.
July 24th, 2004, 10:43 AM
How old is this cat? Since you diagnosed it yourself, I think a vet visit is a good idea in case the limping is caused by something else entirely.