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Q. My cats tail is in a arched position with no movement. Eats well, but has trouble jumping

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. An arched tail and difficulty jumping would indicate a source of pain and discomfort, probably in hips/pelvis or possibly rectum/bladder. Monitor his ability to use litter tray closely as a blockage could be present, Another common source is a cat bite on hip or tail. I would recommend getting s full examination and treatment for source of pain, as an emergency if his bowels or bladder are not functioning normally


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