Fruit Valley Veterinary Clinic

Lameness in Cats

Keep your pet inactive for several weeks: no running, no jumping, no climbing up or down. If the lameness is getting worse, or there is no improvement in a few weeks, we recommend sedation or anesthesia (and usually some blood work) and radiographs of the lame leg.

Weight loss is important for all lame pets that have any extra weight on them. Weight loss works better than any drug to help their legs heal up and stay healthy.