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kittens....front legs stiff and extended, difficulty moving

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kittens....front legs stiff and extended, difficulty moving about....any idea what this could be?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 6 years ago.

It sounds like these two are both showing neurologic signs. In young, unvaccinated kittens, I would be concerned about several different things: rabies, toxoplasmosis, feline infectious peritonitis, cerebellar disease (a congenital defect), etc

 

These kittens should really be examined by a vet. I would start with a physical and full neurologic exam to try to locate the neurologic lesion (brain, brainstem, nerve-muscle junction).

 

These kittens may have a poor prognosis.

 

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