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Feature February 2018 Issue

What is Cerebellar Hypoplasia?

Cats like Tuffy can lead happy and healthy lives with proper care. CH has a very good prognosis it's not going to get any worse over time.

What is Cerebellar Hypoplasia?

With proper care, a cat with this brain disorder can live a long and happy life as an indoor pet. Here are the causes of this condition and ways to help her compensate.

Fortunately, the vast majority of newborn kittens come into the world with all of their body parts intact and all of their vital systems functioning properly. Sadly, however, there are notable exceptions kittens afflicted with a congenital disorder like cerebellar hypoplasia (CH for short), a relatively rare neurologic condition that is alarmingly evident when it does occur.

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