During the summer it’s common for cats, particularly senior cats, to be sensitive to the heat, and therefore drink a bit more water than usual. It’s hot, so your cats will consume more water to cool themselves down, pretty normal behavior. If you’re noticing your old cat has been drinking much more water all of
Due to better nutrition, veterinary and home care, cats are living much longer now than was the case 20 years ago. Cats are considered to be elderly once they reach 11 years with the definition of senior cats defined as those aged between 11 to 14 years and super seniors as 15 years and upwards.
Many people don’t think about what they should be feeding a senior cat. This is a big mistake, as older cats have different nutritional needs than younger cats. If you have a cat over 7 years old, it’s suggested you reevaluate their diet and make a few changes. These changes might vary depending on any
A question I hear a lot is what the best thing to feed senior cats is. I’ve heard a lot of people ask whether kitten food, such as Wellness Complete Health Kitten food or Royal Canin Kitten food, are safe and nutritious enough to feed older cats. This answer really depends on your cat. There
A lot of people think an elderly cat losing weight is just part of the aging process. This isn’t always the case, however. Senior cats who suddenly lose a great deal of weight can be a sign of an underlying health problem. In other cases, it can be environmental, or due to stress or depression.
Indoor cats generally have a life expectancy of 12 to 18 years, but can you believe that there have been cats that have lived almost twice that long? Believe it on nor several cats have lived into their late 20s or 30s! Here are a few examples of cats who have lived decades longer than