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My 6 yr old rabbit cant walk all of a sudden, seems paralyzed

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My 6 yr old rabbit can't walk all of a sudden, seems paralyzed on his left side and may also have trouble seeing out of his left eye.
Otherwise he seems alert, however very afraid.
Did he have a stroke? What can I do for him?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 7 years ago.
HI there.

I am so sorry to hear about your rabbit. It does sound like your little one has had a stroke or some sort of neurologic injury. These symptoms especially since he appears paralyzed on his left side, must have a cause that is affecting his central nervous system. It is very important that you get him to your vet right away for treatment because these symptoms, if left untreated, could be permanent brain damage.

Good Luck!!
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