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Why is my cat stiff and shaking?

Why is my cat stiff and shaking?

Keep the Shakes Away There are numerous things that can cause your cat to shake; low or high body temperatures, an illness, or low blood sugar are just a few common reasons. Regardless of its severity, if you notice your cat suddenly shaking, it would be beneficial to provide your cat with some extra care.

Why does my Cat Walk Like he has a stroke?

Reply to Terri Riba’s Post: Terri if he had a stroke would he be curled up like people do and when he walks he walks like very shakey. He was sleeping peaceful but i gave him some broth and now he is breathing very heavily. By the way, tigger is the sign in name i didn’t want to put the cats name in there, it is shitty.

What causes unbalanced gait in a cat?

Ataxia, Vestibular Disease in Cats. Cerebellar ataxia is reflected in uncoordinated motor activity of the limbs, head and neck, taking large steps, stepping oddly, head tremors, body tremors and swaying of the torso. There is an inadequacy in the performance of motor activity and in strength preservation.

Why do cats not show signs of pain?

“ Cats are notorious for not showing that they are in pain ,” Caroline Fawcett, chairman of Feline Friends, an organization that supported the research, said in a university press release. “And the more we can find out what the signals are, then the sooner we can get them to the vets for diagnosis and treatment.”

Why do cats get sores in the spring?

For the majority of cats that get abscesses, or sores, it is generally more prevalent in the spring. The main reason, for this is due to cats being allowed outside during the warmer weather, and getting into fights with other cats.

Why does my cat shake her back legs when walking?

Cat Shaking Back Legs When Walking. Another possible cause might be low levels of glucose in the blood which is hypoglycaemia. Other causes as suggested by cat owners but not vets are: A tick carrying disease called ehrlichia, an anxiety disorder, a pinched nerve or dietary deficiencies (convert to raw food diet but be careful).

What are the symptoms of weak back legs in cats?

Weak and stiff back legs in cats can come on suddenly, or more gradually. Symptoms that you may notice include: Lameness (limping) Struggling to stand; Slow or stiff walking; Unsteady back legs; Holding a leg off the floor while standing; Dragging the back paws; Legs giving out or collapsing; Paralysis – unable to move the legs at all

Why does my cat have tremors in her legs?

A tremor may also be a symptom of kidney failure. Or the tremors may be a result of injury causing nerve damage. In addition, it may be caused by inflammation which I would suggest might affect the nerves in the cat’s legs. Another possible cause might be low levels of glucose in the blood which is hypoglycaemia.

What causes a cat to not be able to walk?

If a cat has bone cancer in its back leg, this will gradually affect its ability to walk. Lameness in one leg is the most obvious symptom. This results in an awkward gait, and reluctance to put weight on the leg. Bone cancer in a cat’s spine or skull can also affect its movement.