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Q. My cat has arthritis in her back legs, especially her left leg, which she broke 6 years ago. What meds does she need? Metacam? Etc...Thank You!

A. would recommend adding a glucosamine supplement to her diet. You can find these available at pet stores, in pills, liquids and powders. They are easy to use and most dogs will eat with their food every day. Start at half the recommended dose and increase over the course of a week to the full dose. Your vet will be able to assist you in finding an appropriate short term and long term management plan for pain.

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