pain around tailbone in cats
My older tabby cat is sensitive to touch around the back area close to his tail and frequently wakes up all of a sudden licking the area.
Answer from kate
hi sounds to me like he may have a flea or parasite issue. this area is a normal place for the t gather and bite him from time to time.
you could try treating him for fleas yourself or perhaps a better option is to have the area looked at by vet to make sure there are no other issues there as well.
sometimes a allergy can also cause this reaction too. please see this page for more on this
best wishes kate
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