theres a cat that lives outside that has all 4 legs but only walks on 3 of them. it keeps its front left paw curled up at all timesthe neighbor said the cat was injured at a young age and after that never walked on that paw again. the injury was a year ago apparentlyis it possible that kitty could be fixed if someone took it to a vet, or is it a lost cause
Is she cute?
>>4261876I think it really depends on how bad the injury is. If it's been a year since the injury and it's been avoiding using the paw then it's most likely something that the cat can't heal itself so a vet is obviously the only choice. But that doesn't mean it's a lost cause, it might be only a minor surgery that's needed. Are thinking of taking the cat in to a vet yourself?
>>4261865is this a /kot/ porno shoot?
>>4261881i feel really bad for the kittybut i dont want to abduct it because technically it belongs to the neighbor as a permanently outside cat
>>4261906Ah, from your wording I thought it was a stray neighbourhood cat, not someone's outdoor cat. Maybe you could offer to take the cat to the vet? Although I doubt they'd agree to it, they'd probably take it as you saying they're bad owners. Alternatively you can report the neglect to an organisation, I don't know who it would be for where you are. (Here in Australia it would be RSPCA)
I have very vivid and real memories of my cat that doesn’t make sense.These memories are from my current house but my cat passed away before I moved here.The first memory is how I would rest his head on my face while hugging him and later he would come rest his head on my face by himself.The second one is he is on my bed and I give him a big hug.At first these memories were burned on my mind and I was convinced that it actually happened. I remember exactly those moments when it happened. But when I think about it chronologically it doesn’t make any sense.Am I going crazy? Is my old cat giving me visitations
>>4261906It doesn’t belong to them if it’s permanently outside on whatever property it chooses. Its a free cat. Enjoy.
>go downstairs>MEOWMEOWMEOWMEOWMEOW>cat will meow every few seconds when i'm around, glancing at one of her toys>even after i play with her she'll do the same if i'm making food, watching me the entire timethis is the chattiest cat i've ever seen in my life
Little Buryat brought down the curtains on top of me last nightShe likes to climb
>>4261876Almost definitely a fracture, and at this point it's never going to back to normal. A vet could still look at whether the injury is likely to worsen over time, and whether that can be prevented via surgery, but if it needs surgery it's not going to be cheap, and if it doesn't what's the point in going?
>>4261955In psychology there's a thing called false memory
>>4261877No.She is VERY cute.>>4261884I believe the OP pic is from a guy who posts here that adopted those two siblings.>>4262096Shiny!>>4262170Funny baby.>>4262112I'm stressed when my cats start meowing more than the usua because they're not chatty at all and I wonder what's wrong.
These two will go from hissing when one looks at the other funny to this in like ten minutes.
>>4261955He still loves you. You too. My cat died in 2018. Tomorrow is her birthday.
How do you deal with cat flatulence?Little Buryat farts like crazy and it smells like shit.Doesn't seem that there are any other symptoms like nausea
i'm getting my first kitten/cat soon. he's going to be 15 weeks old when i get him.he's a siberian male, the only cat breed that i've never been allergic too.the breeder recommends to feed him ad libitum with royal canin maine coon kitten dry food for a year.i've read online that dry food is bad, that wet food is a lot better for hydration.i was planning on buying a drinking fountain for him to drink more.what should i feed him?
>>4263128What do you feed her, and how much food do you give her daily?Also she looks a bit scrawny. Something seems off.Is she done with deworming/vax etc.?>>4263162I give my cats dry and wet food (with crushed pills to help boost the immune system because they're old kots), and I've never had problems. What matters is the quality of food, a good brand makes the difference. However a cat that eats exclusively dry food needs to drink more, so a fountain can help. I collect the water from the shower and recycle it for toilet flushing, and when it is in the bucket sometimes my cats like to drink from there for a change.
>>4263128Natural weaning, better food, patience.
>>4262258They look related, are they siblings?
Noone adopted my cat's siblings and now they're feralAt least someone is going to sterilise them, but i feel guilty for not taking them in myself(despite the fact that the cat i got desperately needed to be separated from his siblings)How do i deal with this feeling?
If there was a worst pets list, cats would be right up there with rabbits
>>4263244>>4263247She seems to be gaining weight, I feed her 80 grams of wet food in the morning and evening and is on dry food for midday, both are baby oriented I'm not sure if she is completely free from worms, but 2 weeks ago she tested negative for parasites at the vet
the kot is lost...
And so it begins again...>Nigga just stop picking up strays!I about fucking lose it when I see a dead one in the street, how am I supposed to feel if I saw this one dead RIGHT IN FRONT OF MY HOUSE??
>>4263468>that eyeWell it won't be long anyways.
>>4263479Yeah those corneal ulcerations are a death sentence!
>>4263162You can let dry food soak up water for hydration. It's still has way more plant based ingredients than good canned food but the water intake issue is optional.>>4263434>She seems to be gaining weightThis is the most important thing with young cats. As long as she's eating a lot and playing some minor digestive issues are nothing to worry about.
here he comes
>>4263468:( poor baby
My cat has been peeing in various spots in my house. I clean it with vinegar and enzyme spray thoroughly, have added lot's of scratching posts, pheromones, play with him daily, I have 3 litterboxes with and without lids, and fucking still he pees almost every day. I've been doing this for 2 months, no uti or other shit after visiting the vet. He's very anxious and the smallest things will make him piss everywhere. What do I even do at this point? I have never owned a cat that does this.
>>4263582Don't worry, her URI has cleared up and she's a fucking mile a minute.I think she's gonna be very floofy.
>>4263601Is he intact??
>>4263609Does he still have his testicles you nitwitIntact male cats are notorious for just pissing everywhere
https://youtube.com/shorts/95FE7aiRSlI?feature=shareHere's one of my cats being cute.
>>4263611No he's neutered, he's only 3 and we do have another cat who is also neutered. We play with her and haven't noticed any aggression between them. As I was typing this I just watched him piss in the same spot I just fucking cleaned with enzyme.
>>4263614This sounds like a case for Jackson Galaxy
>>4263676I just had an idea, what if I had him stay at my moms until this next vet appointment comes up to get him on prozac. This way when he comes back, it'll be new to him? I don't know what to do.
>>4263614Put one of the litter boxes in that spot
>>4263401They're gonna be fine as sterilized feral cats, the sterilization will avoid a lot of troubles they would have gone through.There are so many cats up for adoption every year in the summer season, not all of them end up adopted. It's not your fault.
>>4263850If nothing else works... this might stress him even more though>>4263555That tail killed millions>>4263604I wanna smooch her nose>>4263612Both cute pets
>>4263555FUUUUUUU THAT TAIL HNNNNNNG
thinking about getting a sphynx as a pet. only other pet i have is a corn snake. i live alone.are they a pain in the ass to find/cost a ridiculous amount? not sure where i can find good local breeders
>>4264085Here's an idea, instead of getting some retarded exotic breed, get one of the many perfectly fine cats at your local shelter, maybe even for FREE.
>>4264267You are absolutely full of shit or retarded or both
My kitten has diarrhea (supposedly due to change in the cat food as the one he usually ate was delayed in shipment). Anything i should do for him to recover faster or will he be fine?
My cat still won't give the rest of my family the time of day, but is absolutely obsessed with me. Is this normal for a cat that's just over a year old, and how can I get her to trust them more?
>>4264309This is the most kiked-up post I've ever seen on /an/
>>4264617It's ultimately on them to understand how to act around a cat.
>>4262238Not according to the APA
After two days of constant hissing whenever she crossed paths with the new kitten my older cat now just swats at him from time to time (with the occasional hiss when he surprises her). She hits hard but hasn't drawn blood so I'm positive there are no claws involved. Would you say this is an improvement and that she's only showing him who's the sheriff around these parts?
Anon, here's the plan
>>4264309Literally have second kitten from wild breed and you are full of shit simply because you can't raise it to a good cat. Of course cats are destructive and full of energy, they are fucking predators not rabbits, after they run out of energy they are pure angels
how do kittens play with each other without butchering themselves? Isn't cat skin more delicate than human?
>>4264592If the problem is just adjusting to the new food I guess he will recover fast by himself. You could try to help with a fiber supplement powder for pets like Fortiflora.>>4264925Yes, it's an improvement. She wants to assert dominance and establish a hierarchy.If all goes well she will start ignoring the kitten and eventually accept him, maybe they'll never get along to the point of playing and grooming each other.>>4265084The fur softens the impact and protects them from serious damages, that's why they look like they're fighting even when they're playing like good friends.
guys how old do u think this kot is? I want to say 6 weeks but not sure
>>4265435>>4265436Yes, 6 weeks is possibleThey start changing the eye color when they are 2 months old
>>4261877Yes, just a lil racist
cat learns to make bread
How will this cat look when she’s all grown up?
>>4265677Leik sameBUT BIG!