older cat licking its private for 5+ minutes

by alison
(michigan)

Hi, my 17 year old male cat was laying on my bed, and i notced he was licking his rear for quite a while. I thought he was just cleaning himself back there, but then i picked him up to put him else where while he did that, turned out he was licking his private actually for the whole 5 mintues, and when i looked, clear liquid was comming out of his private, i know it wasnt his own silava, cause it got on my blanket as well, and smelled funny. I was just wondering what it could be, and if its bad or not. Thank you:)


Answer by Kate
Hi it sounds to me like he may have either an infection back there or his anal glands may be blocked or causing irritation.

he really does need to see a vet for a proper diagnosis and medication.

hope he is Ok soon

best wishes Kate

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