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Hi. My name is***** I'm sorry to hear about Simba's situation. Is he still eating and drinking ok? How long has he been doing this with the loss of balance and the head tipped to one side?
That is good that he's eating and drinking fine. With an outdoor cat that is holding his head to one side, the biggest suspicion I would have is an ear issue. When the ear has an infection - mites, bacteria, etc.., they can tip to that side. They can also have balance issues if the issue progresses to the middle ear area where they have their vestibular system which controls balance. An outdoor cat would be very suspicious for ear mites. The best thing that can be done here is a veterinary exam and that ear closely evaluated with an otoscope to see what is in the ear itself. IF there is a lot of dark debris that you can already see at home, then this is a further push towards that.
I'm glad to help and hope this guy is feeling better here soon. Once your vet has a diagnosis, then they can take the appropriate therapy steps to correct this.