Older cats should have routine blood pressure tests
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Blood pressure test on cat

Elderly cat should be routinely checked for high blood pressure because it develops insidiously and can cause damage to the cat’s organs and exacerbate kidney failure. It is more present in cats with hyperthyroidism and kidney failure. please continue reading

27-year-old adopts 26-year-old cat
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27-year-old adopts 26-year-old cat

Thomas is a 26-year-old cat adopted by a 27-year-old woman, Laura, from a shelter. Good on Laura. It is very unusual for a cat to live this long and also rare for a young person to want to adopt such an elderly cat. But elderly cats bring a lot of pleasure to the owner. Just be ready for difficult health decisions including possible euthanasia. please continue reading

Caring Couple Create Bucket List of Adventures for Dying 22-year-old Cat
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Tigger an elderly rescue cat

This story highlights two opposite ways to care for a very elderly cat, Tigger, who is terminally ill with kidney failure and a golf ball sized tumour. It also reminds us of the rewards in looking after an elderly cat. … please continue reading

Missing elderly firehouse cat from Virginia found four miles from home
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This is the happy ending story of an elderly firehouse cat who went missing in Rockingham County, Virginia and was later found. Fred is the official “mascot” for McGaheysville Volunteer Fire Company. He’s a special part of the department (everyone … please continue reading