Cat’s paw pad is red and swollen

Vet Q&A >
Share

Our question this week was:

My cat's paw pad is red and swollen, but I can't see anything. He keeps licking it. What might be wrong?

Patsy Hofmeister

Answer

Hi – thanks for your email. A red swollen paw on a cat is abnormal. I'd recommend having your cat evaluated. It is possible there could be a bite wound, an abscess, foreign body or other problem.

Best of luck!

Dr. Debra

To read most recent questions Click here!

Click here to see the full list of Ask Dr. Debra Questions and Answers!

Share

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *