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D L Valle, A P Boison, P Jezyk, G Aguirre; Gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina in a cat.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1981;20(2):251-255.
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An adult male, domestic short-haired cat with generalized retinal atrophy was found to have a 60-fold increase in plasma ornithine and ornithinuria. Ornithine-8-aminotransferase activity was undetectable in its tissues and in its cultured skin fibroblasts. This feline condition is thus analogous to gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina in humans.
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