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Weight Loss in Senior Cats

Weight loss and specifically muscle loss is a concern in cats 11 years and older.

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A Senior Life – Part 2

Early last year I wrote about my two 18-year-old cats, Princess and Monaco. We found that Princess had Stage 3 (out of 4) kidney disease and we were treating her with a change in diet, supplements, subcutaneous fluid therapy a couple of times a week, and Vitamin B12 injections. Monaco’s blood work was spectacular.

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6 Ways to Help Your Pet With Mobility Issues

We see many pets that come into North Hill Animal Hospital that have mobility issues, usually, they are older in age but we still see it in younger pets as well.

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A Senior Life

When you have taken care of something or someone for a while a certain bond is created.  It sometimes can’t be explained but once you have decided to care for a living thing, the responsibility of this being is now on your shoulders.

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The Top 5 Signs Your Senior Cat Should Visit a Veterinarian by Dr. Dana Cini

1. They can no longer jump-up to higher levels  Just like dogs, cats become arthritic as they age. Often the signs are more subtle and require close attention. You may notice your cat can no longer jump on to the counter or favourite window perch. Sometimes they have difficulty going up stairs or don’t enjoy […]

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The Cuterebra Parasite

The ‘Other’ bug under the skin.

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