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Key-Gaskell Syndrome/feline dysautonomia

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CookieLady Sat 22-Nov-14 16:29:46

the vet suspects my little kitty has this. He's been transferred over to specialist vet hospital. Does anyone have positive experiences of their kitty making a recovery from this?

CookieLady Sat 22-Nov-14 20:05:35


Fluffycloudland77 Sun 23-Nov-14 18:30:46

Have they contacted you? I'm sorry none of us have experience of it.

LineRunner Sun 23-Nov-14 18:32:20

Gosh I have never even heard of it, sorry. How is he?

CookieLady Sun 23-Nov-14 18:59:18

Went to see him today. They need to run a couple more tests tomorrow but they highly suspect it is.

We've only had him six months. I can't believe how attached I've become to him. I'm not a pet person but I couldn't stop crying when I saw him earlier. He looks dreadful. My soft bouncing, purring bundle of fur was so quiet and he climbed on to my lap. He never does that.

CookieLady Sun 23-Nov-14 19:00:26

Thank you for taking the time to reply.

Fluffycloudland77 Sun 23-Nov-14 19:03:13

He's a gorgeous looking boy. What can they do for him?.

CookieLady Sun 23-Nov-14 19:06:05

Thank you.

They can't do a damn thing for him if it is KGS. They said that they'll provide supportive care until we decide it's time. This wasn't supposed to happen. He's only eight months old.

Archfarchnad Sun 23-Nov-14 19:13:46

My RSPCA Cat Care Manual says about KGS: 'Urgent veterinary attention is essential if there are to be any prospects of the cat recovering', which seems to indicate that there ARE cases of recovery if caught early. Don't know how reliable that book is though, as the author's nutritional advice is dreadful. Best of luck to your gorgeous lad.

CookieLady Sun 23-Nov-14 19:46:52

Thank you. The vet has seen two other cases in the last eight years neither cat survived.

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