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Old January 10th, 2019, 02:34 PM
Heather18 Heather18 is offline
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Unexplained limp, lethargy and loss of appetite.

I have a female cat who is 14 now and has never had any health problems her whole life. However, over the past few days she has been off her food and just generally not herself. Two days ago she developed a limp in her back right leg, there were no visible signs of injury and she didn't seem in any pain. The next day she was walking absolutely fine. Today she is refusing to use her right front paw, holding it bent underneath her and does seem to be in pain, but again there are no visible signs of injury. I just don't know what's wrong with her, I'm getting really concerned and am planning to take her to the vet tomorrow first thing. Any words of advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Old January 10th, 2019, 06:05 PM
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Aw, the poor dear! I think you're doing the best thing by taking her in tomorrow. Has she eaten anything the past few days?
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Old January 10th, 2019, 07:49 PM
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Me too, I'd Vet. The suddenness is what is so concerning. Is it at all possible she fell from a height in your house? If she hurt legs and maybe broke ribs that might explain everything. Blood work is in order too, just to be sure.
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lethargy, limp, loss of appetite

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