Infographic on spotting joint discomfort in cats

Old cats with joint discomfort

Domestic cats are living longer as is the case for humans due to advances in medical treatments. Studies on older cats looking at radiographs revealed that 90% of them over the age of 12 had evidence of degenerative joint disease. Osteoarthritis is under-diagnosed at veterinary clinics and it is extremely common in older cats …

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Infographic on osteoarthritis in domestic cats (plus more)

Infographic on osteoarthritis in older cats

Thanks to advances in nutrition and veterinary medicine plus the advantages to health when living full-time indoors, domestic cats nowadays are living longer. There are probably more elderly cats today than there were in the past. VCA Hospitals say “The population of senior and geriatric cats is increasing”. Therefore, there are more older cats …

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What can CBD oil do for my cat?

I’m going to primarily rely a woman in America, Kat (a convenient and appropriate name in the context of this article!), who has gained personal experience of using CBD oil to treat dogs. I feel that her advice can be trusted because of her extensive personal experience. She started a business that I am …

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Do domestic cats accept and tolerate acupuncture and is it effective?

Do cats accept acupuncture and is it effective?

My reading on the subject of acupuncture as a treatment for domestic cats indicates to me that it is an alternative treatment which should not be ignored. In the online version of the Dorset Echo newspaper, a veterinarian explains that at their surgery there are two veterinarians who use acupuncture. They say that acupuncture …

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What medicine is good for cats with arthritis? Try Seraquin

Seraquin

Seraquin, a joint supplement you can buy online, is highly recommended by an experienced cat caretaker/guardian who knows about cat welfare and health having been a vet tech. It is not a drug but a neutraceutical and therefore very safe (no side effects as far as I know). Ruth aka Kattaddorra says the following …

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My cat has arthritis what do I do?

Here are some things that you could consider doing if you think your cat has arthritis. The most common form is degenerative joint disease. The cartilage covering the surface of the joint wears out. The bone becomes rough at the joint which damages it. The first step is obvious: have your veterinarian check that …

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