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Senior Cat Care

Aging is inevitable, but regular checkups with your veterinarian can help keep your pet happy and healthy for as long as possible.

What are the stages of a senior cat’s life? How can you spot signs of aging?

Signs of aging would include behavioural changes such as not using the litter box, hiding, changes in appetite, and weight loss.

My senior cat is losing weight. What can I do?

The first step would be to bring your cat in for a consultation with your veterinarian. Based on the physical exam, there may be additional tests required to determine the cause for weight loss.

What are some common health issues experienced by senior cats?

Renal (kidney) issues, dental disease, hypothyroidism, and diabetes are a few common health issues.

Why is my senior cat having behavioural issues?

There could be many causes for your senior cat’s behavioural issues. If you are concerned, please schedule a consultation with your veterinarian.