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Companion animals
Recovery of a cat
  1. James Wright
  1. Head and Head Veterinary Practice, Helston, Cornwall TR13 0LW, e-mail:

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RECENTLY, late one night around midnight, I was asked to examine a cat displaying typical Schiff-Sherrington neurological signs, fixed dilated pupils, periods of vocalisation and frantic scrambling. Further reading about Schiff-Sherrington syndrome, highlighted the potential for acute spinal injury localising to T3-L3. Scuffed nails also factored into the diagnosis of a car accident.

Thankfully the cat was insured and so an MRI scan was scheduled for the following morning at …

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