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Q. One of my ferals has a rectal prolapce. Today is sunday I can trap him and take him vet on wed. I Want to know if he is in pain? please!

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. He might be in pain but more importantly every day counts with a prolapse. if the intestinal tissue is black or brown - it's a bad sign, there is a high chance of death of the tissue and as it is a vital organ it might mean that he will need surgery in order to repair it. these surgeries are not always successful depending on the severity of the condition.

I strongly advise contacting an emergency center, explaining this is a feral, they might tell you that you can bring it right away and might be able to pint you to a charity that will pay for the treatment as well.


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