Balance problem in cats plus showing signs of disability

My friend's cat gave birth to 4 kitties this spring. they stated to grow normally until they reached their first month. One of them stated walking and running, but the other three showed some kind of disability. They couldn't keep their balance properly. They were taken to 2 veterans and both of them diagnosed lack of vitamins but none of them helped. I'd be grateful if you watch these movies and tell me your idea. Thank you so much.

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    By: Erika Raines El Segundo, CA

    Replied on 04/19/2011

    Thank you for providing the short video. While there could be a nutritional problem going on, I've not heard of a lack of vitamins causing a balance issue, and your cats should not have any nutritional deficits if they are eating an unexpired commercially formulated cat food that is labeled as complete and balanced. This looks like your cats may have a problem with their inner ears. They may have an infection or other condition that is causing problems with the balance apparatus located there. You may want to have a third opinion or discuss the diagnosis with one of the previous veterinarians to clarify their ideas and specifically ask about treatment options, this consultation with the previous vets should be able to be done over the phone.

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