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Senior Cat Advice Articles


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Arthritis in cats

We all expect to feel a few more aches and pains as we get older, but osteoarthritis in your cat is more than just the odd twinge.

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Do you have an indoor or outdoor cat?

Discover the benefits and risks of indoor and outdoor cat lifestyles.

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4 signs of ageing to look out for in your senior cat

As your cat get's older, they become more prone to a number of conditions. Since the signs of these conditions tend to onset gradually, it's often difficult for you to recognise the problem until it is at a more advanced stage, when treatment options are usually limited. 

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Dental care for older cats

As your cat gets older, years of plaque and tartar build-up in its mouth can start to get out of hand. 

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Dealing with hyperthyroidism 

Rarely seen in younger cats, hyperthyroidism is a condition that speeds up your cat’s metabolism which puts a strain on your pet’s system.

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There are a few warning signs to watch out for, as a pet with diabetes will need special attention to its diet and possibly injections of insulin.

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Chronic kidney disease in cats 

As with humans, cats’ kidneys filter the blood and remove waste products; in doing so they produce urine. Chronic kidney disease is one of the most common conditions to affect older cats.

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