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why is my cat off balance

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Sally G. replied 8 years ago.


You could be looking at vestibular disease which could be caused by a problem with the inner ear or an abnormality within the brain. This would put the cat off balance , show falling, incoordination , and possible rapid eye movement. Treatment will depend on the cause. If this is idiopathic, no known cause, then it will probably go away on its own.

I would bring the cat in for a check up of the ears. Here is more on this.

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