Neurologic injury from anesthesia is caused by a period of inadequate oxygen delivery to the brain. The severity of the neurologic damage is proportional to the length of time the brain is oxygen-deprived. The part of the brain involved in vision is particularly sensitive to lack of oxygen so blindness is the most common symptom, more severe deficits are certainly possible. [Read more]
I am a veterinary anesthesiologist so I can answer any questions you have about your kitty's anesthesia.
There are no medical contraindications to any anesthetic technique in CH. However, I think there are "experiential" (if that's a word;-)) considerations, particularly with respect to recovery from general anesthesia. [Read more]
My CH kitty Maja is all grown up now and doing amazing! But I've recently been doing a lot of research on feline nutrition because my other cat, who's 16, was just diagnosed with diabetes and needs a low-carb diet. [Read more]