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Dec 15, 2022

he got bit by a dog and now has a puncture wound on his back right leg

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Hello, I looked over the question you sent.
This is a case that may require an appointment with a veterinarian.
Please take a picture of the condition of the wound. Treatment may vary depending on the depth of the wound.
Dogs' teeth are quite long, so your cat's legs may have been severely damaged to the inside.
If your cat's injuries or symptoms worsen, you should take him to the veterinarian.
If his leg wound is not large or deep, you can apply appropriate cleaning (normal salinity), antiseptic (povidone), and ointment (bacitracin) to the wound.
Please do not hesitate to ask any further questions you may have. Thank you.

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