Neurological disorders in cats
Dr. Steven de Decker
Many people feel uncomfortable when they have to evaluate animals with suspected neurological disease. It is often wrongly assumed that patients with neurological signs carry a poor prognosis and can only be managed at specialist referral centres. We will start by discussing some tips and tricks on how to perform the neurological examination in cats. After this introduction, we will discuss the most common feline neurological disorders. You will see that cats are affected by specific neurological disorders and you might even be surprised to find out that many diagnostics steps can easily be performed in first opinion practice.