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Tail question

Discussion in 'Sphynx Cat Questions?' started by Maggies mommy, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. Maggies mommy

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    Hi guys!!! Happy Valentines day!!! Xoxoxo anywase Maggie was born with a kink @ the end of her tail but all of a sudden she has a lump on her tail like the bone is messed up or something I mean do they even have bones in their tails? When I touch it she doesn't mind to much but if I keep doing it she will yell @ me ! I don't know what's wrong if anything is even wrong! Help guys!!!!
     

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    Sorry I am no help:ThumbsDown:Just wanted to say hope its nothing serious!:ThumbsUp:
     
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      Hi Maggiesmommy,
      I would just have it checked by a vet to be safe, it could be a cyst or a clogged pore or infected blackhead.
       
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        Get well--whatever it is--sending healing prayers your way.
         
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          Could be a cyst/abcess or maybe she trapped it somewhere and caused some trauma to her tail? Poor little Maggie, hope it improves. And Happy Valentines!
           
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            Yes, they do have bones in their tail! You should definitely have it looked at by a vet. It could be any number of things like the things that admin and Sam suggested or something as simple as a bug bite or something serious like a bone infection.

            Good luck! I hope it's nothing!! Happy V-Day and hugs and kisses to Maggie.
             
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              Keep us updated on sweet Maggie!
               
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                Sorry to hear about Maggie's lil tail. I hope it turns out to be nothing but if she is hollaring at you when you keep messing with it I'd for sure take her to the vet. That shows she is atleast annoyed by it. Goodluck and keep us posted!!!!! Sending healing thoughts & prayers your way!
                 
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                  Poor Maggie! Hope she is alright. I would get it checked out.
                   
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                    Positive vibes from Lemmy and me on the way!! I hope sweet Maggie is ok!
                     
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                      Poor Maggie!

                      Sending big loves and hugs from me & Mug-Y X
                       
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                        I agree with Brooke, it's time to have it checked out. Kinked tails can be a sign of many things that happened before your ownership such as genetic problems, medications that the mother was on at the time of pregnancy, injury after birth, etc.

                        In short, yes, cats do have bones in their tails. Vertebra run from the base of the skull to the tip of the tail. And problems can certainly arise from something that hasn't caused her any problems before. Here's to hoping it's simply associated swelling and nothing more. Good luck!
                         
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                          Poor baby! I hope it's nothing serious! Sending you and Maggie Mae positive vibes.
                           
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                            Still thinking of poor Maggie. I hope its nothing. Keep us updated!!
                             
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                              max (my mother in laws sphynx) had one in his tale a while ago, but it just went away on its own. it didnt seem to bother him
                               
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                                Good luck with Maggies vet visit. Keep us updated.
                                 
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                                  :Surprise: oops that was from blackheads when I got Max he had quite A few on his tail and I had to pop them:Smile:
                                   
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