I have a cat, she is almost 12 years old, but she isn't like all other cats.
Her mother was a stray we took home, who gave birth to a litter of kittens, 2 of which were still born, two were healthy, and the fifth we assumed dead. The fifth kitten actually was deeply deformed, her tail never formed, and remains to this day curled inward slighted and had calcified. We fed her through a pipette( forced really, she never developed the sucking reflex), her eyes opened months after the other kittens, and she learned to walk and run late as well. She is only about a foot long, and her ratio if feet to body is off, she walks funny.
Up until recently she has been a happy, playful cat;she ate well, played with her toys and other cats, jumped, purred, and did all the things your average cat does. Now, she still eats, runs around a bit, but her lower stomach is swollen, and she has discharge from her anus, and emits a HORRIBLE smell. The other cats are fine, and have not been affected, but she just lays about, and when we wash her she purrs and the moment we get to her hind quaters she hisses and cries. She'll deflate a bit after the bath, but then she goes back to being stinky and swollen.This has been going on for a few years, but her condition has changed from being sporadic to permanent.
I'm not a doctor, but I think she might have anal sacs disease. I'm guessing she doesn't scoot or wash herself too often because of her tail deformity, but she'll usually try to keep her behind off the floor or lay on her side. We can't take her to a vet, because we don't have the money now, really we don't have money to take ourselves to the doctor. Can someone please help?