CH Topics & Tips
Life’s a learning experience. No matter if you’ve never heard of CH, or if you’ve been around them for decades, there’s always something to learn.* Here are some of the most commonly discussed topics; you can find the full range in the tag cloud on the ride side of the blog.
Cerebellar Hypoplasia 101: Click here to learn about this condition’s causes, characteristics and more.
Degrees of CH: Some cats may be only slightly affected, others are never able to walk. Consequently, CH kitties have different needs when it comes to getting where they need to go. This topic covers how CH kitties get around. Click here to learn more about the mild, moderate and severe characteristics of cerebellar hypoplasia.
Claws: You suddenly don’t mind them when you realize they’re vital to your cat’s mobility. Find out why a CH cat’s claws are important.
Head Tremors: They may be a part of life, but you don’t need to worry. Learn more about why CH kitties have a “bobble head.”
There are ways to make a home safe for any pet, but some CH cats require special consideration.
Carpet: Who knew it’d become your CH cat’s best friend? Here are some tips about how it can change your cat’s life.
Stairs: You’ll never look at stairs the same way after adopting a cat with CH. For some they’re a source of pain, for others a source of pride. Here’s what you should know about stairs safety.
For most normal cats, the day-to-day routine can become mundane. However, the most basic daily essentials can be complicated with CH. Here’s how you can help.
Litter Box: For some people, it’s a gross topic. For CH cat moms and dads, it’s just another challenge (and sometimes accomplishment!). Check out these litter box tips.
Exercise & Playing: Pretty much a no brainer, but these tips have a CH twist.
Everyday Health: Since CH kitties are a bit different, check out the special health-related issues you should keep in mind.
Videos: CH severity ranges; watch how it impacts each cat differently.
*Here you’ll find many of the topics that we’ll be covering on this site. Please remember that this is not professional advice, rather personal best practices we’ve come up with from living with our CH cats. Every person’s CH kitty’s needs and abilities are different, so please consider this information accordingly. However, since I’d like to be as helpful as possible, if you have any tips or tricks you’ve learned from living with your CH pet, please contact me!