hyperesthesia

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hyperesthesia

[‚hī·pər·əs′thē·zhə]
(physiology)
Increased sensitivity or sensation.
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On the other hand, your cat may be exhibiting a disorder called feline hyperesthesia syndrome, a collection of clinical signs that in themselves are seldom life-threatening but nevertheless warrant your concern and a visit to your veterinarian.
When Frannie, the normally docile feline in the ShortTakes office, suffered a bout of feline hyperesthesia syndrome (FHS), her tail twitched, skin rippled, pupils dilated and she ran around like a crazy cat.
If your cat ever experienced anything like Feline Hyperesthesia Syndrome, CatWatch ShortTakes would like to know the story.