What Is Feline Hyperesthesia?

Karen Shaw Becker, DVM · August 11, 2022

Course Description

From their physiology, to their nutritional requirements, to their astonishing physical flexibility, felines are unique among mammal species. Another very unusual thing about cats is their tendency to develop a rather strange disorder called hyperesthesia, which means abnormally increased sensitivity of the skin.

Things to Learn

Signs and symptoms

Causes of hyperesthesia in cats

How can hyperesthesia be treated

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About Instructor

Karen Shaw Becker, DVM

Veterinarian Dr. Karen Shaw Becker received her degree from the Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine. She owns/operates Natural Pet Animal Hospital, Feathers Bird Clinic, TheraPaw Rehabilitation and Pain Management Clinic and Covenant Wildlife Rehabilitation in Illinois. She co-authored Real Food for Healthy Pets and hosts a holistic animal wellness website (mercolahealthypets.com)

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