Occasionally, a healthy-seeming kitten will not grow as expected, falling behind in size compared to the other kittens of its litter. This type of kitten is often labeled as "failure-to-thrive". Learn how to help this kitten improve and catch up to its siblings.
Often referred to as funnel chest or inverted sternum, Pectus Excavatum is an unusual chest wall deformity sometimes found in a kitten. It occurs when the breast bone (sternum) is deformed, pointing into the chest cavity. But it can be corrected.
Swimmer Syndrome is characterized by a kitten's failure to stand or crawl normally. remaining in a lying position on its tummy, and paddling its feet sideways in a swimming motion. The condition can be corrected if treated early.
Follow the progress of two kittens that suffered from Swimmer Syndrome, a condition characterized by a young kitten's failure to stand or crawl normally due to an inability to support its body weight on its legs.