Caring for a Senior Cat

Senior cats need some tailored care.

Most veterinarians consider a cat to be a senior when he is between 7 and 10 years old. Some conditions are more common in seniors, so it's important to be prepared for this season in your cat's life. Here, we take a look at some of the conditions commonly diagnosed in senior cats and their signs as well as general tweaks to make in your older cat's care.

Some Conditions More Common in Senior Cats

As a cat gets older, some health conditions become more common. Here are some of those along with their typical signs:

Care Changes for Senior Cats

When your cat becomes a senior, some small changes in care routines can help keep him comfortable and healthy for as long as possible. These include:

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