I Have a Deaf Cat

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    How to Test a Cat For Deafness

    In addition to the methods listed below, may I add a suggestion to fill a metal can full of spare change, pennies, dimes, nickels, quarters, and shake it behind your cat's head to see if he notices.  The reason I add this suggestion is that cats absolutely hate the...
    thinhotwire thinhotwire
    51-55, F
    3 Responses May 22, 2009

    Just Found Out That My Cat Has Gone Deaf.

    This just happened yesterday. He has been yeowling loudly for about a month, and I wondered what was wrong. I took him to the vet to get bloodwork/urine done, to rule out anything that might cause very loud yeowling, such as kidney disease. His bloodwork came back with flying...
    thinhotwire thinhotwire
    51-55, F
    8 Responses May 22, 2009

    Ways To Live With A Deaf Kitten

    I have a 9 wk. old Bengal kitten.   Because she did not respond to her name, Echo, or respond when told "no", I decided to try a few tests ie: making noises, whici increased in sound, with no response...not a tremor or twitch.  She purred through the...
    oogooscoo2 oogooscoo2
    61-65, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2009
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