Cerebellar Hypoplasia is a condition that occurs in cats and dogs due to a cerebellum that does not completely develop before birth. Symptoms can include: balance problems, tremors, and uncoordinated movements. CH in cats is generally caused by the feline distemper virus, which prohibits the full development of the cerebellum.

There is no cure for CH, but cats that are afflicted with the disease can lead full and happy lives if special accommodations are made.

For more information on CH, see the following links:

http://www.marvistavet.com/html/body_cerebellar_hypoplasia.html

http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/100413.htm

http://www.catcustomer.com/veterinary/cerebellar_hypoplasia.htm

http://www.messybeast.com/disabled.htm#CH

http://www.vetinfo.com/cencyclopedia/cecerhypo.html

Also see groups for people who care for CH kitties:

CH Kitty Club

Kitties with Cerebellar Hypoplasia Need Love Too

 

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