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Q. My cat has a swollen bottom...he keeps licking it and sometimes leaves alittle poo where he has been laying...what do you think it is ?

A. You should see a vet asap. Enlarged abdomen is a very concerning sign that shouldn't be unnoticed. It can be connected with ascites ( fluid in the abdomen), enlarged internal organ, tumor and others.

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ZANETA KRASON

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