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Posted by: Mina | 2011/05/31

Kitten

My kitten was born without a tail. When she goes to do her no 2 in the litterbox, I have to check if she is clean otherwise it get stuck to her bottom and its becomes a problem. Is this normal?
Will this be better when she is bigger?

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The biggest concern would be if there is any impairment of the nerve supply to your kitten’s rectum, which is rarely possible with kittens born without tails. My suggestion is that you get your kitten checked out by the vet to determine and to evaluate this.

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Posted by: Cybervet | 2011/05/31

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The biggest concern would be if there is any impairment of the nerve supply to your kitten’s rectum, which is rarely possible with kittens born without tails. My suggestion is that you get your kitten checked out by the vet to determine and to evaluate this.

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