Both of my cats are, I guess considered "seniors" both being 8 yrs old/ Yet either of them "act their age". They are just as active as they were when they were 5 yrs. I am grateful for that, yet every so often, it would be nice for a break, I'm sure you all have the same, especially when you have 2 cats, 1 is sleeping the other awake, so the one that is awake needs to wake up the "sleeping lion", and the party begins.
As our cats reach their golden years, they need to have specialized care to ensure they're living the very best life possible. Senior cats have some unique needs and need some special accommodations. May is Older Americans Month, and to honor our senior pets I wanted to dedicate today’s newsletter to them.
Most of us know that our pets age faster than we do, but how do we know when our feline companion has reached the “senior” age? Read this helpful article to find out
If you have a distinguished senior pet, you might have some questions about their care and well-being. This is completely understandable; I know you want the very best for them. Take a look at my Commonly Asked Questions About Senior Cats for answers and helpful information.
One thing that many owners of seniors cats don't know about is the need for physical activity. Exercise is important for cats of every age, and that includes senior cats. Yes, really! Living With a Senior Cat gives some great tips on what to expect when it comes to a senior kitty's changing needs.
Remember that just because your cat is older, it doesn’t mean he doesn’t still want all of the attention and love you can give him. Make some special time to spend with them today!