white cats are tested on their hearing.
- On request of an owner
, who suspects that
his or her cat is on one or both ears deaf
request of a breeder or breed club.
Particular cats have an increased chance on inborn deafness.
These are pure bred cats with a mainly white
What restrains the investigation?
Because deafness can have different causes , the
investigation will contain two parts.
First of all
the hearing courses and the eardrum will be thoroughly inspected with an otoscoop
. to close out that the possible deafness causes becomes through a very dirty and/or lit hearing course or a broken eardrum.
After that is tested with special equipment the hearing nervous system, the so-called Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response examine (BAER-investigation)..
To close out Disturbance on the equipment
the animal gets before a small fuddle, the investigation self is painless. The results of the test
will be documented in an official investigation report "Cochleaire deafness".
more information click here:
Auditory Evoked Responses (BAER or ABR)
this page you will see some pictures of our
kittens during the investigation.
is Basil van Release.
is Blanche van Release .