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How Old Is Your Cat in People Years?


How old is your cat in people years?

The health of your pet can change drastically as he or she ages

Posted December 11, 2012 in Cat Health
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Beginning at around age 9, your cat enters his or her senior years. At this stage, pets often begin to develop diseases common to their senior human counterparts, such as diabetes, heart disease, hyperthyroidism, and cancer. In fact, one out of 10 pets that appears healthy has an underlying disease.1  
First, identify your cat's real age using this chart. Then, discuss ways to keep your pet healthy with your veterinarian.

Reference:
1. Rehm M. Seeing double.Veterinary Economics. 2007;48(10):40-48.
- See more at: http://www.pethealthnetwork.com/cat-health/how-old-your-cat-people-years#sthash.L58qGBbW.dpuf

How old is your cat in people years?

The health of your pet can change drastically as he or she ages

Posted December 11, 2012 in Cat Health
cat age
Share This Story

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694
836
Beginning at around age 9, your cat enters his or her senior years. At this stage, pets often begin to develop diseases common to their senior human counterparts, such as diabetes, heart disease, hyperthyroidism, and cancer. In fact, one out of 10 pets that appears healthy has an underlying disease.1  
First, identify your cat's real age using this chart. Then, discuss ways to keep your pet healthy with your veterinarian.

Reference:
1. Rehm M. Seeing double.Veterinary Economics. 2007;48(10):40-48.
- See more at: http://www.pethealthnetwork.com/cat-health/how-old-your-cat-people-years#sthash.L58qGBbW.dpuf

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