While most of us like to remember our cats as the fluffy and cute kittens we brought home at just a few months old, they don’t stay that young forever. The best way to help keep your cat as healthy as possible later in life is to recognize signs of ageing and learn more about common ailments that can affect senior cats.
What are the stages of a senior cat’s life? How to spot signs of ageing?
Some of the signs your cat is ageing can include, not being as active as they used to be, arthritis, changes in eating, dental issues and weight loss.
What are some tips on how to care for my senior cat?
Caring for a senior cat can include seeing your veterinarian yearly, annual bloodwork, having them on a senior diet, taking care of their dental health, allowing them to exercise and providing grooming if they are unable to do it themselves.
What are some common health issues experienced by senior cats?
- Weight Loss
- Dental Issues
- Appetite Change
- Urination Changes
Why is my senior cat having behavioural issues?
- Environmental Changes