Who is Theophanes and what do you do with cats?
Theophanes is a New-England-based blogger, traveler, writer, photographer, sculptor, and lover of cats. I have had cats bless my life almost from the time of my own birth.
When and why is it sometimes necessary to caging cats?
Sometimes even the introduction of a kitten can be stressful to resident cats. Temporary caging of the new cat often eases them into the territory with less problems. One of the main themes of this article is going to be prevention. Trust me, when it comes to cats, prevention is always better than trying to solve a problem after the fact.
When is it necessary to crating and penning cats?
If you have a cat that likes to disappear into the black hole that every feline-friendly household has, then temporary crating and penning may be useful to you at some point in the future!
What to expect from a 10 year old cat?
She might not decide to climb the cat condo quite as often or leap from that high bookshelf onto the couch. Mentally, she’s still sharp, but at this age it may take her longer to adjust to changes in her routine or environment. In fact, she may not handle any stress well, and even act fearful of anything new or different.
How to tell if your cat is reaching her golden years?
Confusion: If your cat is getting confused by ordinary tasks or objects she is used to navigating like finding her bed she may be reaching her golden years. This can also be a sign of a larger cognitive issues, so you should consult your vet if you notice this type of behavior.
What happens when a senior cat gets confused?
You’ve probably already noticed an increase in catnaps, another indication that your cat is getting a little older. Like most senior animals, aging cats can develop dementia, and from this point on, your cat is at increased risk. It is harder for him to learn new things and adjust to change now, and he may get confused more easily.
When does a cat become a senior cat?
Senior Cat Signs Some cats begin showing age-related physical signs as early as age seven, while others are still friskier than kittens at ten. A general rule of thumb is that a cat is classified as “senior” if she’s over 11 years of age.