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Very slight deformities in cats?

My barn cat had kittens, and she died shortly after. One of the kittens came out so deformed that it died. I couldn't bear to part with the last three kittens so I kept them all, bottle raised them, and they have never been outside. I noticed a while back that one of the kittens was just weird. There was a weirdness to her body. As she grew, I noticed her feet were pretty long and thin and flexible, like they didn't have bone in them. I can bend one back almost completely around my finger and she doesn't even notice I'm messing with it. And I still can't figure out the weirdness to her body. It kind of feels like she has really hard, dense bones. She's the middle sized sibling, pretty sleek and trim, but she's heavier than her much larger fatter brother. She feels different to hold than any other cat. I just can't put my finger on what this weirdness is. Are these just random mild deformities? Genetic crap dumped over from the deformed sibling?

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This happens from inbreeding usually. A brother and sister cat mating. I don't know your situation, but genes that are too similar don't mix. Most often resulting in death at birth, or shortly after. The 'survivors' often have abnormalities.

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It can't be inbreeding because we got the mother from a pet store in a different city, and just her. Unless she had a very determined brother!
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lol!
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I was raised in the country, and a 'barn cat' was usually a decendent of the other cats that were around to keep down the rodent population. Bringing in a new cat... well then i have no idea what went wrong. But then again physical defects are sometimes hard to track.
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We had three other cats, but one drowned in the pond and the other two just went missing one night. So the mom was supposed to be the start of our next generation of barn cats but then she died too.
So. From now on, all kitties are inside kitties.
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Take kitty to the vet. Anything you find out here (a site for 13 yo and up) is purely guessing.

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You are so correct
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Then why do YOU answer questions?
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I do not give medical advice.
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Would you want a 13 yo giving you advice an a medical issue?
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My answer was not that of a 13yo. It was educated and to the point given the first question.
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I read this answer and thought "I'm not one darn bit qualified to know anything about deformities in cats, I THINK I'LL ANSWER THIS!!!"
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I don't think it's really a medical issue. It's never seemed to give her any trouble, and we live a long way from the vet. So unless our animals break a bone or get bit by a snake or something, they are stuck with being doctored up by myself. I was just looking for a rough guess on why she might be so darned heavy
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DanMaloney..I did not say your advice was that of a 13 yo. Merely stated a fact of this site. I am glad you are experienced in this, but you are still not a vet....and your answer is still a guess, educated or not.

laylazer.....just do your best tot take care of kitty then. Be sure not to take any advice on here to seriously and with a grain of salt. You sound like your truly care about these kitties.
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My 'guess' is still most likely the right answer. Since the mother cat did not have to have originated the deformaty. It may very likely have come from the father in this case. Guess? At least I offered a reason with some knowledge. And laylazer, if it lives... love it.
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Bring her to a vet. Accept the vet's decision. I am sorry that you are dealing with this at such a young age

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