Keep your cat aging gracefully with the appropriate vitamins and diets.
Its not as hard as one might think, just takes a little research and guidance.
Some dry diets are too dry, some canned diets are too moist. Knowing the right diet for your cat would be to check with your veterinarian first.
Every cat like every person is different, and has very different needs.
Here are some pros and cons…
Some cats love strictly dry diets.
And dry diets are better for the teeth, but dont provide much in hydration. They can also be very easy to eat, so gaining alot of weight could be a problem.
Canned diets provide more hydration but stick to the teeth, which could then lead to dental problems.
We all know kittens need a good kitten diet for more vitamins and protein to grow, then slowly switching to a more appropriate adult diet once they get older.
Adding supplements can also help with the aging cat.
Cats don’t often show signs of discomfort, so sometimes it goes unnoticed until it becomes more severe.
The key to good health is avoiding illness with routine exams. This will help determine whether or not your cat needs added supplements.
Some signs to look for that your cat may be uncomfortable…
A coat that is not well kept.
Laying around more than usual. Becoming more vocal.
Cats can become arthritic just like dogs.
So an older cat laying around more often might just need a little help to assist with joint pain.
Exam and xrays are a good starting point when you suspect something may be going on with your cat.
Knowing your cats needs is important in good health and will help keep your senior cat aging comfortably.
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