Cats’ Legs are Giving Way
I am going to speak about my personal experience with having so many cats. Ginger Megs, I managed to save after six months of coaching. The long-haired ginger male cat was adorable but he started to act strange and seemed off. Immediately I rushed him to the vets they just said he was a very ill cat. I had to make sure I could pay and charged three times the amount for the fee because of being a Sunday and put the cat down.
His name is Lucky and he was dumped because his legs were giving way and he wasn’t well. Very quickly, I gained his confidence and soon he was my cat.
In most cases like these I find out from research is likely to be a thrombus which is a blood clot that may form when the blood vessel is damaged. Or when another condition causes the cat to produce clots excessively. They can form in the heart or within blood vessels.
In Ginger Megs case being in extreme cold affecting his organs. Vitamin K has been known to be important in the clotting process of blood, because of its involvement in the synthesis of four plasm clotting proteins. These proteins are Factor 11 prothrombin and factors V11, 1x and X.
The body will try and heal itself there can be a restriction of the blood vessel. Formation of a temporary platelet plugs which means the body forms a temporary plug to seal an injury to accomplish this. Platelets that circulate into a blood stick to the damage tissue and activate to stop blood loss from the damaged area.
Coagulation cascade involves the activation of a series of clotting factors, which are proteins that are involved in blood clotting. Each clotting factor is a serine protease and enzyme that speeds up the breakdown of another protein. The clotting factors are initially in an inactive form called zymogens.
There are strings of amino acids, which are the building blocks of proteins through trypsinogen is produced in the pancreas. Its activation occurs in the small intestine to produce trypsin, the active form of the enzyme. A similar system of control is used in enzymes leading to a thrombosis.
The most common cause of rear limb paralysis in cats is a blood clot that goes to the back legs, called a saddle thrombus or arterial thromboembolism. This clot blocks blood flow to the affected limbs. A clot in the back leg suddenly causes the cat to be unable to put full weight on affected leg or legs.
The feline vestibular system is essentially the balance center of her brain. When something is amiss in this complex web of nerves and synapses, she’s likely to become dizzy, disoriented, and have trouble with muscle coordination.
The vestibular system provides the sense of balance and the information about body position that allows rapid compensatory movements in response to both self-induced and externally generated forces.
Dizziness and trouble with your balance are the most common symptoms. There can also be problems with hearing and vision.
The vestibular system, in vertebrates, is a sensory system that creates the sense of balance and spatial orientation for the purpose of coordinating movement with balance. Together with the cochlea, a part of the auditory system, it constitutes the labyrinth of the inner ear in most mammals.
Sudden, severe vertigo (spinning/swaying sensation).
Infections. Inner ear problems, such as poor circulation in the ear. Calcium debris in your semicircular canals. Problems rooted in brain, such as traumatic brain injury.
While Siamese and Burmese cats may suffer from an inherited or congenital form of the disease. It is believed that most cases are caused by middle- or inner-ear infections. In some very rare cases tumours within the vestibular system may be the cause. I was lucky with the cat I adopted and called Lucky because he is lucky to be alive an adorable black Bombay cat. By putting him on Fenugreek I noticed an improvement within one week and in two weeks he was a healthy cat again.
I noticed Princess walking funny I have put her on Fenugreek and Vitamin E. She has improved considerable within a week and is now running again. It seems if you treat straight away from what I understand they pee it out and clears their system.
My friend took her cat Angel to the local vet and they gave her antibiotics. She was concerned and phoned the vet they said if she was worried to bring the cat back to them. They charged £200.00 and said it would cost a further £200.00. She did not get a chance the cat died at the end of the week, they put her on penicillin antibiotics which she vomited up straight away and did not bother to understand if she was allergic to penicillin. After the death they told her it was a clot that killed her not treated for the right cause.