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My 4 year old cat has developed a twitching in his ears and secondarily with the skin on his back. It is making him crazy. He does better if I hold him close. His appetite is good. Uncle Henry is an indoor only cat

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name?

Uncle Henry

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Uncle Henry?

No, he is generally very healthy, good appetite, good about drinking water. Only think I can think is I have been away from home more than usual lately

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Uncle Henry appears to be hyperesthetic. Please review this article concerning feline hyperesthesia: http://www.vet.cornell.edu/fhc/Health_Information/HyperesthesiaSyndrome.cfm?gclid=CjwKEAjwsYW6BRCTzvu5y8DPhi0SJABnGLlHvpLl_sZF6DG9I70lLI7WTVkxH017DayAYXp-yAXtJxoCIM_w_wcB

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