Cat Health and Wellness

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Cat Health and Wellness

12 Easy Ways to Look After an Older Cat (and Keep Them Healthy)

Your cat goes through defined life stages, reaching senior status at the age of 10. With love, care, and support it’s not uncommon for house cats to live well into their twenties. So, you can enjoy many more happy years together if you take steps to keep an older cat healthy. Older cats have so much to offer. Being able to enjoy many additional years together is a real privilege. You will have forged an […]

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Cat Health and Wellness

Why Does My Cat’s Fur Look Greasy and Clumpy?

We can tell a lot about a cat’s mental and physical condition by their fur. So, it will become immediately obvious when your cat’s fur looks greasy and clumpy. All will not be well in an indoor or outdoor pet cat that allows their fur to become unclean. We will explore the different reasons for greasy and clumpy fur in cats, and how to treat them. Whether the problem is medical or psychological, your pet […]

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Cat Health and Wellness

What Can I Give My Cat for Arthritis Pain?

Senior cats start to show signs of their advancing years. They’re less interested in playing games, find it harder to jump on tables, and start to struggle with their overall mobility. Once cats reach senior status, arthritis of the joints becomes a problem for a higher percentage of felines. We will look at the signs of feline arthritis, and explore medically proven ways to keep your cat more comfortable. It may not be possible to […]

Cat Health and Wellness

Why Cats Get Scabs on the Head and Body

Has scratching become an obsession for your feline? If so, a thorough inspection under the fur will likely reveal that your cat has black scabs. You’ll also find sore, reddened, and inflamed skin. You’re most likely to find scabs on a cat’s head and neck, but they can appear anywhere. If scabs and small patches of baldness have occurred on your cat’s head, neck, back, stomach, and base of the tail then specialist treatment and […]

How to get a senior cat to go to the toilet
Cat Health and Wellness

How to Make an Elderly Cat Poop When Constipated

A senior feline can stop going to the toilet for various reasons, so learning how to make an elderly cat poop when constipated is important. Many senior cats have a weak or compromised immune system and can become dehydrated as a result. Dehydration makes it far more difficult to pass a stool. Constipation is very serious as it can be a life-threatening health problem for older cats. In this guide, we’ll look closely at why […]

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Cat Health and Wellness

Why Do Cats Grind Their Teeth?

Cats are born imitators and can take on the personas of their owners. Sometimes, a simple habit learned from a human can be harmful to cats. Teeth grinding (bruxism) is one such example. But there are various medical reasons why cats grind their teeth when eating or being petted. Teeth grinding in cats can look innocuous, but it must be taken seriously by a pet owner. It often points to a health problem, so a […]