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12 Apr 2006

Dislocated?
I have an indoors/outdoors neutered male cat, and I noticed this morning he is walking on 3 legs -2 back and 1 front - although he uses his sore front leg to scratch in the sand like they do when they want to urinate and so on. I also noticed a swelling over the sore leg's shoulder blade and he mutters at me when I touch this. Could the joint be dislocated? Thanks for your help.
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Clearly your cat is in pain. I hope you have taken him to your vet for attention. Please do not allow this to continue. Any animal in pain deserves the right to veterinary care.

Dr Malan van Zyl
Veterinary Specialist Physician
Cape Town
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