— A reader asks about tactics to make her older cat more comfortable (and quiet) after hours.
— I adopted a senior cat years ago; here's my take on why older cats are awesome adoption candidates.
— Old shelter cats face decreased odds of adoption, and some of the reasons people pass them by are pretty weak.
— Here are some ways to make sure your older cat gets to live out his best years in good health.
— Yes, kittens are cute, but cats who have passed the fuzz-ball stage often make even better pets.
— Guinness World Records just bestowed the honor on this cute senior kitty, who is a grand 24. Let's hear from her!
— The no-kill, nonprofit rescue group proves that senior pets still have a lifetime of love to give.
— I lost 3 cats within the past 3 years, and I lost a lot of sleep -- but I wouldn't change any of it.
— I usually write humor, but today I veer toward the serious as I learn to live with an aging cat.
— Does your cat have trouble getting on the bed or to a favorite vertical place? This will help.
— Give me your ancient, your one-eyed, your FIVers yearning to purr free!
— Serious question, you guys. I'm not sure I can leave Brandy, my senior kitty.
— Talulah is the only one of my four beloved cats left, and I'm doing everything I can for her.
— Veterinary medicine has advanced, so surgery is safer, but older cats still need extra precautions.
— I’m the proud parent of a 17-year-old cat -- here's how I make her life as awesome as possible.
— This Himalayan is a seasoned beauty who demonstrates why you should adopt a senior pet.
— I've lived with Siouxsie since she was six weeks old. Now that she's 17, I appreciate her in ways I'd never imagined.
— The next time you're looking to bring a new cat into your life, consider wisdom before youth.
— Chronic diseases in senior cats build slowly, but often we miss the early warning signs.
— The Philadelphia cat rescue group helps senior kitties find new homes. We have photos!
— Pimp and I have been together 13 years. He's slowing down but still has plenty of kitten in him.
— I'd had calm, sleepy Pippi for years -- then I added Nora, a bundle of energy. It's been a rough road.
— A reader's cat is nearing death. She may not be in pain, but her suffering should be adressed.
— In honor of Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month, we present five ways that elder kitties are cooler cats.
— We gave our Chewie smoked mackerel pate and cheese, and let him sleep by the fire. Then it was time for our goodbyes.
— When cats age, they go through the same changes that people do. Follow our tips to keep your elderkitty happy and healthy.
— Catster Health Editor Julia Szabo shares nine tips on making sure your senior kitties are happy and healthy well into old age.
— Veterinarian Jeremy Grossbard says the buzzwords for aging pets is “senior at seven.” But you may not notice any changes until years later.
— The most important takeaway is that no matter your cat’s age, a loving family environment is always important. Stay on top of regular checkups and bloodwork and keep in touch with your vet about any aging concerns you have.
— The number one thing to remember is that “age is not a disease.” You don’t need to treat your cat’s every sign of aging, but rather understand the process and understand his behavior.
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