is among the devasting complication of heart ailment in cats. The heart disease may lead to trouble in the blood flow through the heart, which may result in the creation of blood clots. These blood clots may move through the blood and become lodged in the femoral arteries that deliver blood flow to the rear legs. By the occurrence of thrombus, there is damage to blood flow to the back legs thus causing pain, diminished pulses, cold limbs and paralysis.
The veterinarian would recommend the blood work and cardiac workup like x-rays, echocardiogram etc. Several anti-thrombotic medicines are available along with the option to remove the clots. A few anti-thrombotic drugs used to avoid recurrences in cats.