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Sorry to hear of this with your cat. Is he able to move the tail at all? Does he seem to be walking normally?
Ok. It sounds like he may have sustained some type of injury. Is there any visible disruption to the fur around his back end or the base of his tail?
Ok. I would be concerned that he has sustained an injury to the base of his tail. Possible what we call a 'tail pull' injury. This may have been from a fight, fall, car accident or other trauma. I would advise getting him checked over by your vet at the earliest opportunity. He will require at minimum some rest and pain relief, and potentially an xray of the area if more serious damage is suspected.
You're welcome. Keep me updated. In the mean time I would keep him indoors and try to confine him to a small area if possible.
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