Table 1.

Anatomical measurements

Cat 1Cat 2Cat 3Cat 4Cat 5Mean difference from right (s.d.)
Body mass (kg)3.153.603.954.903.94
Left limb segment (cm)
   Pelvis5.776.036.115.555.670.05 (0.14)
   Femur9.739.5011.0010.5710.00–0.16 (0.29)
   Tibia11.3011.0012.2012.2010.550.09 (0.06)*
   Tarsus6.556.807.106.876.77–0.08 (0.16)
   Hallux1.551.601.801.901.390.04 (0.04)
Right limb segment (cm)
   Pelvis5.705.906.035.405.87
   Femur9.609.7010.9010.8310.57
   Tibia11.2011.0012.0712.1510.39
   Tarsus6.706.707.106.907.09
   Hallux1.531.501.731.901.35
Left muscle mass (g)
   Medial gastrocnemius9.5710.6612.5117.539.44–0.38 (1.04)
   Lateral gastrocnemius11.8111.9011.1317.5411.36–1.42 (1.42)
   Soleus3.943.786.515.153.980.14 (0.64)
   Plantaris6.806.087.8110.108.450.09 (0.63)
Right muscle mass (g)
   Medial gastrocnemius9.5710.9513.7316.4310.95
   Lateral gastrocnemius12.1712.0214.3218.2714.08
   Soleus4.063.775.435.783.60
   Plantaris6.746.498.329.837.40
  • * Significant asymmetry, P<0.05