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newborn with problem

Discussion in 'Cat Breeding' started by sarah82, May 25, 2010.


  1. sarah82

    sarah82 PetForums Junior

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    hi
    my tilly had two babies on sunday,i have noticed one has funny looking back legs,as if they were on backwards! someone sugested it was twisted leg syndrome! please could anyone give me advise and information on this as i am so worried for her,or on what else it could be?? :sad:
    my vet just wants to put her to sleep (he has not seen her mind,i phoned and asked what could be done for a kitty with what looks like a twisted leg) yet on the net its all quite positive!! i just dont want to have to give up on this baby without a chance...so sad::closedeyes: i jst hope i can save her.
    any advise would be great as im so woried
     
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    Here are pictures of my Hannah who was born with frog legs. The vet wanted to put her to sleep but I had read about the condition first. In the picture with the two cats, she is the one on the right. I took the first picture when we were on a walk - in those days all my cats used to come for walks with me. I miss those days sometimes :(

    Cost to fix - zero.

    hannahinwall.jpg

    gemmaandhannah.jpg

    Liz
     
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    Hannah is gorgeous Liz :)

    I can't believe vets are so quick to suggest PTS. :mad:
     
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    Thank you, I thought so too. She died a few years ago and unfortunately never successfully raised a litter of kittens :(

    Liz
     
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    sarah82 PetForums Junior

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    heres a pic of her
     

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    That's not what Hannah had, but from what I have seen elsewhere I'd say give her a chance. It may well come right all on its own.

    Liz
     
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    A friend of mine had a kitten with this a few years ago, the vet also wanted to pts:( By the time the kitten was 4 weeks old you couldnt tell anything was wrong and its grown up to be a lovely normal cat.

    Try massaging the legs a few times a day and use a towel for bedding to help kitty move around easier, with a bit of luck it will come right
     
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    lets hope so!! i have put a towel in the nest and massarge her tiny legs as often as i can without upsetting tilly,they are now 3 days old and already i can see an inprovement,before baby was shuffling along on the top half of her limbs,now she is using the full legs :thumbup:
    i just hope it comes right...
     
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    just an update....kitty is doing great,doing everything a normal kitten does and gets about just fine but her legs are still the same,she walks on the part of the leg where it bends and holds the lower limbs up
     
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    Glad she is doing well. x
     
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    SP_A0283.jpg no change :(
     
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