Tag Archives: cat-arthritis

How To Examine Your Cat In Between Vet Visits

Layla Morgan Wilde/ July 24, 2014/ Cat Behavior 101, Cats, Holistic cat care, Merlin, Vet 101/ 18 comments

  Most cats see their vet once or twice a year leaving ample opportunity for symptoms to develop. We’re re-posting part of a post from last year. Our primary vet, Dr. Rich Goldstein came over yesterday to check out Merlin. There’s something magical about a mobile clinic on wheels. A few steps outdoors on a muggy day with Merlin in

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Cushioning Joints: 5 Steps to Happier Cats

Layla Morgan Wilde/ September 20, 2011/ Cat Behavior 101, Cats/ 13 comments

Young cats can leap with acrobatic agility. Hello, tops of bookcases, refrigerators and shelves. But, by the time most cats become seniors, their leaping days are over. According to a study from the University of Glasgow, 30% of cats over the age of eight showed signs of osteo-arthritis, the degenerative joint disease. If stiffness and joint pain have set in,

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