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Brain Cell Degeneration in Cats

Treatment

 

No specific treatment is available to alter the course of this disease.

 

Living and Management

 

Activity is restricted in affected cats to prevent falls. This disease is not necessarily fatal, but may lead to incapacitation in affected cats. Observe your cat’s activity, and do what you can to make sure that your cat does not injure itself in preventable falls, such as with swimming pools, stairs and open windows.

 

 

 

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