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This has happened a few times and I thought I had mentioned it to the vet before but nothing ever came of it.
since we got Twinkie we thought that there may be some things that are “off” neurologically.

For maybe the past year there have been a few episodes where she will just be doing her cat thing and she will fall to the ground usually on her side and her legs will be flayling. She doesn’t make any noises but it’s like she doesn’t know we are there. The episodes lasts less than a minute and when it’s over she is fine. She has scratched a few times as her legs are wild. Last night this happened again, she must have been on my pillow, I didn’t know, it happened and woke me up suddenly as she fell and flew into my nightstand then the floor . I was so worried she hurt herself but she got up and was normal after a minute.
I’ve noticed sometimes these episodes happen if she is licking her side. Can’t imagine that has anything to do with it.
I don’t know if these are seizures but I’m so afraid she will hurt herself . I am going to call the vet for a appt Monday, she needs her yearly anyways.
 

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If you can, get a video especially where she's licking her side before the next vet visit.

If nothing comes from a discussion this time, you might think about finding a different vet, or see if your current vet would be willing to consult with a specialist.
 

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Hi T Twinkster - if she's approaching - or, near - ten, then you'd be wise to ensure her blood pressure's checked as well. High blood pressure can be a factor in seizure activity.

Once you get past the diagnostics, you might want to consider joining up with one of the specialized online feline epilepsy support groups.......there is one on Facebook, with a 20+ year history and thousands of members.....lots of experience for you to draw from there!
Keep us updated too!
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If you can, get a video especially where she's licking her side before the next vet visit.

If nothing comes from a discussion this time, you might think about finding a different vet, or see if your current vet would be willing to consult with a specialist.
Thank you , I wish I could get a video but it happens so quickly. This is a time I wish we had a camera in our house
 
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Hi T Twinkster - if she's approaching - or, near - ten, then you'd be wise to ensure her blood pressure's checked as well. High blood pressure can be a factor in seizure activity.

Once you get past the diagnostics, you might want to consider joining up with one of the specialized online feline epilepsy support groups.......there is one on Facebook, with a 20+ year history and thousands of members.....lots of experience for you to draw from there!
Keep us updated too!
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She is just turned 2 last month. I will check out that group.
 
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