Microphthalmia in cats

Microphthalmia in cats
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The congenital abnormality of microphthalmia has been variously described as rare in cats and not rare in kittens. Having recently come across this condition for the first time in 14 years of small animal practice, I am interested to discover how prevalent it is in New Zealand. In the case in question the abnormality occurred in two kittens in the same litter. The queen is a blue-cream Persian aged 3 years, and her two previous litters were normal…

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