Q. My cat front leg is swollen but he walks on it with a little limping but when I tried to check it he hissed at me

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A. Swollen legs can be indications of a cat bite abscess (very common) or fractures/dislocations (rare) or other soft tissue or bone injuries. If there is any fever or loss of appetite he will require medication as prescribed by your vet; monitor him over the next 24hours and if the pain continues you will need an appointment for pain medication and possibly x-rays

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