Although, in veterinary medicine, there is no official definition of ‘geriatric’ and individual cats may show a great deal of variation in the ageing process, most cats are considered geriatric when they have reached 15 years of age.
Sometimes circumstances dictate that a cat behaviour problem can only be resolved by rehoming. This is an incredibly hard thing to do and a situation that was faced by Ann Wyatt who has kindly given me permission to share her experience of this with you.
It can be incredibly distressing if our feline family member just doesn't come home. Our first response might be to call him and rattle his favoruite food or treats box, then go looking as the panic rises.
So you've made the big decision to buy a kitten, but how do you go about choosing the right one for you? Choosing a kitten should always be a labour of the mind rather than the heart. To increase the likelihood of making the right choice it is wise to follow this advice:
When Hurricane Isaac hit, Jill was knocked out of her nest. Luckily for the young squirrel, she was rescued by a nice family, and though she’d only meant to stay until she was a little older and stronger, she ended up staying for life. Jill realized that life with her new family was pretty sweet. ...