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Dispelling the Myths of Senior Cat Care

Unfortunately, common deterrents to adopting a senior pet are concerns regarding the time and cost associated with healthcare. While the idea of a chronic condition in a pet can at first seem daunting, it’s important to take a deep breath and consider … How many of us take a daily medication or nutritional support? For cats, as they get older, it’s no different!

Many of the senior-related feline health conditions are easily managed, with or without medication, and completely affordable. Below, we have highlighted some of the common health conditions that a cat who lives their 9-lives to the fullest may encounter and some helpful links for a deeper dive.

Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Everything You Should Know
Treating Feline Hyperthyroidism
International Cat Care: Hyperthyroidism
Cornell Feline Health Center: Hyperthyroidism in Cats
WebMD: Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Kidney Disease
The Ins and Outs of Managing Feline Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats
Grading Systems Help Form Prognosis for Cats with Kidney Failure
Kidney Failure in Cats
Tanya’s Comprehensive Guide to Feline Chronic Kidney Disease

Heart Disease
Heart Disease in Cats
Cardiology for Cats
Diagnosis: Heart Disease

What are the Symptoms of Feline Diabetes Feline Diabetes
American Humane: Feline Diabetes Fact Sheet
Feline Diabetes: Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention and Diet Tips

Dental Disease
8 FAQs About Dental Disease in Cats
Feline Dental Disease
Dental Disease in Cats

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