Complex partial orofacial seizures in English cats
- Willows Referral Service, Highlands Road, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4NH
WE would like to alert colleagues to the fact that in the past month we have examined four cats with a particular form of epilepsy.
All four cats lived in a radius of 80 miles from our hospital and presented with complex partial seizures characterised by arrest in a sitting position, profuse salivation, facial twitches, vocalisation (most often howling and hissing) and mydriasis. The complex partial seizures progressed within a few days with an increase in frequency and duration, and in two cats the progression led to generalised seizures with loss of consciousness and involuntary urination. One cat had …