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Dr L Simmon, Cat Veterinarian
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He cought his paw in a step ladder and he is limpping should

Customer Question

he cought his paw in a step ladder and he is limpping should i take him to our vets
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Did the cat have a fall?
Customer: no
JA: What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: lucky and nearly six months
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lucky?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 5 months ago.
Hi there, you are through to Dr Linda. I'm sorry to hear poor Lucky has hurt himself.
I would strongly advise a visit to the vet.
This is
1) To provide any pain relief and/or anti-inflammatory medicine he may need
2) To ensure there is not a fracture or dislocation which may need additional care e.g. a cast
3) To check Lucky over for any other injuries or signs of shock
Fingers crossed it is just a strain and he will recover shortly with a period of rest but it is always better safe than sorry.
Do not feed him before going to the vet in case he needs a sedation for xrays.
Be sure to transport him in comfort with a nice thick blanket in a cage that is not too big.
Please do let me know if you have any further questions.
Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 5 months ago.

Hi there, this is just Dr Linda checking in to see how Lucky is doing?

Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 5 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr Linda just writing for the final time to see if there is any update on little Lucky?