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His head was just shaking while he was lying on the floor.

Customer Question

His head was just shaking while he was lying on the floor. I haven't seen that happen to him before. He's 8 and I've had him since he was a couple days old
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about He 's?
Customer: He's big. He weighs 23 pounds. We went to the vet about a month ago and he's been on a very reduced diet (1/2 cup dry food per day)
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

1) Did the shaking seem involuntary?
2) Did he lose consciousness?
3) When was blood work last performed on him?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It seemed involuntary. He stayed conscious and even got up and walked around while shaking. His blood work is scheduled for next month. He went in for a general exam.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

It may be wise to move the blood work up sooner and have him examined. You may be seeing mild seizure activity and there may be an underlying cause. I don't think there's any reason to rush him in to the ER, but seeing your vet would be wise. Typically even if seizure activity is being observed, treatment doesn't occur until its repeated. For this reason, I would begin logging these events and also trying to capture one on video so your vet can see what you're seeing.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 12 months ago.

Checking in, JA Customer. How is your companion?