Charlie and Spike are two kittens with myotonia congenita, otherwise known as ‘fainting goat’ syndrome. At the slightest sound, the kittens respond by collapsing and falling into a rigid paralysis which lasts about a minute before they return to normal.

[via Cynical-C]

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November 6, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , . Video.

One Comment

  1. shayne replied:

    related, but more heartbreaking: a man with cataplexy who becomes paralyzed at any strong emotion. this american life episode 409, act 3.

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