Something is poking out of the back of my cats front leg
It feels like a bone and looks like an old tooth. It's right about where the upper pad would be. I have no clue what it is. He didn't have it as a kitten. He is also an indoor cat and has never been outside. He is also my only pet, so nothing has bitten him.
It doesn't seem to slow him down any. He is a long haird tabby. I have attached a picture that I have just taken on 2-8-2011. DO you have any ideas what this could be?
Thanks in advance for your help
Answer from Kate
This does look like bone to me. There are two possible options here i think. One it is a piece of bone that has embedded itself into his skin or two if is growing through his skin and is a growth.
In either case he definitely needs to see a vet to discuss removing it. It shouldn't be there and may start to cause further problems for him as time goes on.
Hope it can be fixed easily.
best wishes Kate
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