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Muscle Contraction Disease (Myoclonus) in Cats



The course of treatment for myoclonus will depend on the underlying cause of the disorder. Cats with inflammation of brain and spinal cord, for example, are given medication to reduce swelling.


Living and Management


This problem usually continues indefinitely, although remission is possible. Watch for symptoms that may be associated to the treatment for brain and spinal cord inflammation, and call your veterinarian if they should worsen. The cat may require a new diet or movement restriction depending on the severity of the disease.



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