40 Adorable Pics Of Senior Cats Being Themselves

Though they are slowing down and need more sleep than usual, cats that are advanced in years need attention and are capable of loving as they did. Every kitten, given years, will eventually age.

They need to be taken for check-ups at the vet more often, at least two annual check-ups. This is because they rarely show it when they are sick, Ingrid Johnson, a feline behaviorist, started by saying.

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Make sure they can easily access water, food, litter boxes, and warm bedding. Senior cats get arthritic between 10-12 years.

Their joints need preventive care. Scratch ramps can assist in this as most of the time the condition is rarely diagnosed and treated.

Food puzzles and foraging play toys will keep your cat physically and mentally fit. They help keep the cat fit too, keeping old age diseases away.

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Most importantly, make sure they get warmth. Kidneys help maintain body temperature. But with time, especially for senior cats, this function reduces with the onset of kidney disease. Access to sunny spots helps.

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Cat Friendly puts the responsibility of the senior cat’s health on the owner. The changes in the appetite, sudden weight loss or gain, behavior, and mood changes could indicate ill health.

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Cats Protection points out the importance of buying old cats ladders, ramps, or stools. This will help them get to their favorite spots.

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