Kitten with flat chest

by tracie

my three week old kitten seems to have a flat rib cage, and it kind of drags its back legs, its ears are flattened, but it seems healthy. what could be wrong with it?

Answer by Kate
well some kittens are born with deformatities and usually in nature they would not survive. However now that we look after them many of them can lead normal lives with our help.

if I were you i would have him looked at by a vet to make sure that he is not in any discomfort and that his internal organs are Ok. Sometimes they can have deformities which are inside and not apparent.

I hope the little guy will be Ok in the long run, many cats with deformities can live a good life with the help of medical care.

best wishes Kate

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