Did my cat have a seizure?

by Rafael
(Texas)

My cat Trinity is almost 8 years old. I was awoken this morning by her rolling back and forth and over uncontrollably right next to me. She rolled the length of the bed, onto the floor and into the wall and couldnt stop for 15 to 30 seconds. During this she couldnt respond to me and start to meow because I think she wanted to stop it but couldnt. Trinity is an indoor cat and has never had any health problems. Needless to say I am concerned. I am not sure if what I saw was a seizure or not but it has me very worried. Has anyone ever seen this before? What do I do? From what I have been reading seizures affect only 3% of cats and when they do its because of something pretty catastrophic. Help!


Answer by Kate
Hi Rafael, there is a simple answer to your question. Only a vet will be able to tell you if your cat may be suffering from seizures or not.

the symptoms you describe certainly does sound unusual and a seizure would be the most likely possibility. You could of course wait to see if it happens again or if other symptoms of ill health become apparent, like loss of appetite, sleeping more often etc. However if it were me I would would have her looked at now by a vet.

best wishes Kate

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Mine did this
by: Hyn

Mine did this this morning. He's never had any issues. What did you find out??

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