Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Back (spine)
- Brain and nerves
- Female parts: vagina and uterus
- Head, face and neck
- Legs, paws and claws
- Male parts: penis, testicles and prostate
- Mammary glands (breasts)
- Mouth and Teeth
- Skin and fur
Removing an eye is usually a last resort, but is necessary in some circumstances. Your vet may advise removing an eye if it’s been badly damaged, is causing pain or is affected by an untreatable condition.
Removing an eye is usually a last resort, but is necessary in some circumstances. Your vet may advise removing an eye if it’s been badly damaged, is causing unmanageable pain, is affected by an untreatable condition, or contains a tumour.
Surprisingly, it’s not always easy to tell if your cat is going blind. There are many possible causes – some cause sudden blindness, some cause gradual blindness, some are treatable, some are not.
A problem inside the ear or brain is the most common cause of a head tilt in a rabbit. This is because head position is controlled by the balance (vestibular) centre, which sits inside the ear/brain.
Has your cat been blinking excessively, holding an eye shut, or showing other signs of eye pain? There are many conditions that can cause painful eye(s), some more serious than others.