Cats have a higher body temperature than we do. Maybe that’s why cats — especially old cats — LOVE heat. Heat make cats happy. Just don’t let them get too close! Cat heating pads make old cats happier. To buy: K&H Pet Bed Warmer, 13 Watts, Large, 11 By 24 Inches
He is SOFT!! I gave Ari a claw trim, then we played with one of his toys, a “Cat Dancer.” Mostly he likes to cuddle, which is fine with me.
I have a soft spot for all cats, but especially for senior cats. Something about them . . . they’re just so lovable! I absolutely enjoyed grooming this handsome fellow.
“Factors related to the presence of OA included advancing age, decreased mobility and grooming, and increased inappropriate elimination. This study supports findings of other studies in the last 10 years and reinforces the fact that OA is very common in middle-aged and older cats, and is associated with behavior changes.” From “Osteoarthritis in Cats. CatContinue reading “Arthritis common in cats. Pay attention to their movements.”
Imagine what it would be like if a hairdresser pulled on your grandmother’s arms and legs while doing her hair. Would your grandmother be happy or upset? Would you feel good about the situation, or would you feel worried? Grooming the older, matted cat poses challenges which are distinct from the challenges involved in groomingContinue reading “Arthritis in older cats & grooming matted seniors”
Here is my favorite senior gentleman cat, Albert. He is 20 yrs. young. He just had his first-ever sponge bath.