Black beads on my cats anus

tabbytom

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My question is this: is it normal for there to be a hard sac like looking thing attached to those black spots (kinda like a zit core) or is it something more serious as it does appear to be a solid blockage?
The black spot you see are the anal glands at 4 and 8 o'clock position near the anus. They are dry and it's ok to leave them where it is. You don't have to clean it out. It is normal.

As long as your kitty is pooping normally, it is ok. As they poop, the anal gland is secreted at the same time unless you see you kitty scooting on the ground all the time and that shows that the anal gland is impacted and that makes their butt itch and so they scoot on across the floor.
 
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