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10 Quik Subtle Cat Pain Signals

2010 September 20

dilute tortoiseshell shaded silver himalayan cat peers out at Doc Truli through the table legs.

If you come any closer, I'll run.....

This Week On VirtuaVet: Helping Cats in Pain

VirtuaVet Presents a Weeklong Quik Series Devoted to Helping Cats in Pain

10 Quik Signs of Subtle Ordinary Cat Pain

  • Drooling (stomach pain, mouth pain)
  • Taking longer to aim a jump (back, hip)
  • Jumping and missing (back pain)
  • Squinting. No, cats don’t squint to see better!
  • Hesitating to touch paw down (shoulder or paw pain)
  • Licking fur until it’s bald on sides (kidney stones)
  • Holding one ear down (earache)
  • Blinking and tearing (eye pain)
  • Not eating (fever, aches and pains)
  • Meowing in the litter box (bladder or urinary tract pain)

Read more about cats in pain at VirtuaVet’s How to Tell If Your Cat is in Pain

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Does your cat have a possible symptom that worries you? Leave a comment for Doc Truli and she’ll get back to you!

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  1. September 28, 2010

    Great post! 🙂

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