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  1. kacey719

    Echocardiogram question- need help please

    Hello! My sphynx brothers just had their second heart scans and they are 2 and a half years old. Thankfully, my epileptic boy scanned normal. However, my other kitty showed some thickening of the left ventricular wall during diastole in one phase of contraction only (7.7 mm). The...
  2. Nofuratu

    Good news about heart murmurs and HCM

    Some of you know we have cats with HCM... We just took Count Von Count for his 2nd echocardiogram, a year after his diagnosis. He has been on the minimum dose of Atenolol once a day for a year now and his echo results were great news! His HCM has stayed completely the same! No enlargement or...
  3. HappyLilSphynx

    Heart issue (Not HCM, but similar in some ways)

    I was adopted by my sphynx about a year and a half ago; before deciding on a cattery, I had waited for a sphynx to become available at a shelter (never happened) and had done research about HCM and other things specific to the breed. My breeder's cats all come with a health guarantee against...