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erfunhouse 01-25-2014 10:29 PM

Ear is down??? Injury?
 
So kia and sabo both jumped on the gate when the cat came downstairs. I told them OFF, and down they went. Problem is they turned into eachother. Sabo landed on Kia's ear/head. Not a full land, but if she were a child, id have said it looked like he boxed her ear. No yelping. No reaction. Now though, that one ear is yoda-like to the side, she keeps shaking her head and stopping to scratch her ear.

Is this a wait it out until the morning? Or could he have caused some major damage? She lets me touch it and doesnt flinch. It doesn't feel hot.

Metro 10/2005-5/2013
Sabo 3/2013-now
Kia 1/2014- now

onyx'girl 01-25-2014 10:32 PM

could have some tissue damage. If you can get some arnica gel to put on the area topically, it may help. I don't think it warrants a vet visit...not a whole lot you can do other than wait it out.

llombardo 01-25-2014 10:33 PM

Did you look in it? Does it need to be cleaned? Maybe coincidental? Or massaging it?

erfunhouse 01-26-2014 01:09 AM

Ok. She isn't scratching or holding it funky now. Thanks guys. Mom panic moment. :eek:

Metro 10/2005-5/2013
Sabo 3/2013-now
Kia 1/2014- now


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