Cat Health and Wellness

How long can cats live with kidney failure?
Cat Health and Wellness

How Long Can Cats Live with Kidney Failure?

Cats experience more health issues as they advance in years. Many senior felines lose the full use of internal organs. The most concerning problem is renal failure (kidney failure in cats.) If captured early and treated appropriately, cats can live an additional five years or more. If the problem isn’t treated, kidney failure can be fatal within months. Take senior cats for regular veterinary check-ups. We will be exploring the warning signs of kidney failure […]

do cats get colds like humans?
Cat Health and Wellness

Do Cats Get Colds and Sneeze?

A cat’s sneezing needs to be monitored. There are many reasons why cats sneeze, aside from having a cold. Sometimes it’s just because your pet is over-excited, or something has tickled their nose. More often, however, it’s a sign of health complaint. Colds in cats are also known as feline upper respiratory disease. Usually, they’re the result of contagious viral or bacterial infection. If your cat encounters another feline with a cold, they could catch […]

cat died suddenly
Cat Health and Wellness

9 Causes of Sudden Death in Cats

It’s difficult to cope with the sudden or unexpected death of a cat, especially when it happens to a young adult cat or kitten. Cats regularly reach 16 to 22 years of age, with indoor-only cats living the longest. Outdoor cats lifespan can be reduced by trauma, infectious diseases, and predators. Trauma from road traffic accidents is the most common cause of death in cats that spend time outdoors. Heart disease and poisoning are also […]

What Happens to Cats As They Get Older?
Cat Health and Wellness

What Happens to Cats As They Get Older?

Cats are susceptible to illness and disease, especially as they approach their senior years. For cat owners, the problem lies in determining signs of aging in their pets. Cats are both prey and predator, which makes them highly skilled at hiding signs of sickness and pain, but increasing your understanding of your cat’s aging process will enable you to identify anything unusual. Your older cat will be less active and will spend more time sleeping. […]

cognitive dysfunction syndrome in cats
Cat Health and Wellness

Feline Dementia Signs and Symptoms Explained

When your cat reaches advanced senior status, they will inevitably start to struggle with their health. Of all the health problems in older cats, senility and dementia are the most debilitating. The earlier you recognize the warning signs and consult a vet, the more they can help your pet. The symptoms are similar to the human form of Alzheimer’s disease. Your cat will grow confused and disoriented. They will struggle to make it to the […]

do cats get sinus headaches?
Cat Health and Wellness

Do House Cats Get Headaches?

Cats can get headaches, and they have a myriad of causes. That’s why pet owners have to keep a lookout for unusual signs, such as sluggishness, sleeping for longer than usual, lack of appetite, weakness, and lack of interest towards play or rubs. Any animal with a brain and pain perception can experience a headache. Cats may be susceptible to headaches, especially if they have a fever, an upper respiratory infection, dental problems or allergies. […]