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Recently I've noticed something curious about Bandit. It started when I was playing with his sister. We have a toy I bought which is basically a long piece of cloth attached to a stick. Smokey loves playing with the cloth/string when you dangle it in front of her, Bandit on the other hand seems quite afraid. He flences if the cloth gets never his face and then runs away. Its almost as if he has limited eye sight, like he can't see things far away, until they get really close. I've noticed this same vision pattern in how he approaches day to day activites. He seems to have trouble juding height distances. For example, he will try to jump up into the tub and ends up hanging off the edge and pulling himself the rest of the way up. The distance isn't to high for him to easily make the jump, his sister, Smokey, easily clears it everytime and she is much smaller than him. He also will only jump short distances to get to higher places, for example, he will jump up on the toilet seat then over to the counter sink, instead of just jumping up on the counter sink, or he will jump up on a chair then try to jump up onto the table, which he usually struggles with and ends up climbing up the table cloth to actually reach the table itself. Again his sister has no problem jumping these kinds of distances.
Just wondering if anyone has had a kitten with vision problems and what I should look for. He's been to the vet and got a clean bill of health. (I didn't notice the vision issue until after the visit.) Other than what appears to be a vision problem, he seems healthly. He eats fine and is very active.
Any advice on this behavior would be appericated. I've owned cats for many years and have never seem one behave in such a manner so I'm at a lost...thanks again!