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There is no curative treatment, but medications such as amantidine, buspirone, co-enzyme Q10 and acetyl-l-carnitine have shown some promise.
Because of the lack of coordination associated with this condition, restrict the cat’s activity to safe areas of the household where injury cannot occur. Avoid stairs, sharp objects, swimming pools, and other dangers.
Another effect of incoordination in the cat may present as trouble eating. The cat may require physical aid in eating, though it can continue to eat a normal diet. Nursing care to keep the cat free of urine and feces may also be necessary.
To protect your cat and potential offspring from brain disease, avoid vaccinating pregnant queens with modified live virus vaccines, particularly the feline panleukopenia vaccine.
A newborn less than four weeks old; belonging to certain species
The term for an animal’s young
Any virus that is still able to infect
The term used to describe the movement of an animal
A substance that causes chemical change to another
A medical condition in which an animal is unable to control the movements of their muscles; may result in collapse or stumbling.
Inside the uterus