Forgot your password?

Facts about Feline Cerebellar Hypoplasia

By Edited Jan 17, 2016 1 2

Feline Cerebellar Hypoplasia

Feline Cerebellar hypoplasia is a disorder found in cats where their cerebellum has not completely matured by the time they are born.

Typically the symptoms are noticeably immediately after being born however it is not uncommon for symptoms to show up nearly two months after birth.


  • Uncoordinated Motion
  • Tremors
  • Jerky Movement


  • Malnutrition during fetal development
  • Poisoning during fetal development
  • Injury during fetal development
  • feline panleukpenia
  • Viral infections
  • Bacterial infections


Get the Flash Player to see this player.
The disorder will not improve over the life span of the cat, however aside from being poorly coordinated, the animal will live a perfectly healthy life with a normal life expectancy. There is no need to put a cat down if they have Cerebellar Hypoplasia as they will be totally capable of living a happy and fulfilling life.


Nov 25, 2008 6:15pm
Charley so cute :D
Jan 21, 2011 3:33am
This is a great article - and the video says just as much if not more. Charley is one lucky cat - as is his owner.
Add a new comment - No HTML
You must be logged in and verified to post a comment. Please log in or sign up to comment.

Explore InfoBarrel

Auto Business & Money Entertainment Environment Health History Home & Garden InfoBarrel University Lifestyle Sports Technology Travel & Places
© Copyright 2008 - 2016 by Hinzie Media Inc. Terms of Service Privacy Policy XML Sitemap

Follow IB Pets & Animals