A. I'm extremely sorry to hear that this has happened to your cat but it is necessary that she sees a veterinarian. You cannot repair this injury yourself and she may end up with a permanently damaged limb or life threatening infection. She must be in extreme pain and requires medication. Many vets will work with people with financial concerns. CareCredit is a great resource that will let you open a medical line of credit for your cat's veterinary bills. Otherwise, you can reach out to local rescues or start a GoFundMe campaign.
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