OfficeJax Pet Information center

 
      Pet News, Pet Care, Pet Training, Pet Supplies, cat pictures, dog pictures, pet pictures

Advertising | Affiliate revenue sharing  |  Auctions  |   Best Tips and Home Remedies   |  Blogging  |  Crafts & Hobbies  |  Currency Trading  |  mesothelioma lung cancer and asbestos |  Mortgage and refinance |  Pets  |  Web Site design 

We would like to thank the local libraries, schools, and universities for recommending students to visit us when doing research on any of our information topics.
 Please check back frequently as new topics are added and current topics are updated daily.

 

              

pet care information from the pet information channel search the pet information channel for free online ebooks tips news reports do it yourself how to articles and remedies Pet Information Channel DIRECTORY OF TOPICS & ARTICLES pet care information from the pet information channel

Place your TextLink AD here free

Caring for an Older Cat - Cat Health and Cat Care


Cats are living longer lives thanks to dedicated care from their humans, and advances in veterinary medicine. Most experts consider a cat's "senior years" to begin on her 10th birthday. After this point, the aging process begins to slow in even the most playful feline. Yet, with a little extra attention from her owner, Miss Kitty might enjoy another 5-10 years of life and love.

Just as with humans, cats often lose the ability to hear as they age. This often goes unnoticed by owners, who might chalk their cat's lack of response to typical feline aloofness. Without keen hearing and vision, however, an older cat is more vulnerable to threats from cars and dogs on the street. It is best to keep an older cat indoors. If she loves the fresh air, make sure you supervise her in a protected area.

Even the most easygoing cat can become a finicky eater in her later years. As an older cat's senses of smell and taste begin to diminish, she becomes less interested in her food. Adding moist food and warming her meals will amplify the scent and make it more tantalizing. Moist food will increase the amount of water in your cat's diet.

It is important to keep fresh water available for your older cat, and to monitor her drinking habits. Her natural thirst drive can fade with age, causing her to become dangerously dehydrated rather quickly. Take note of about how much water your cat drinks each day. If the amount suddenly drops, and you know she is not getting water from any other source, contact your veterinarian.

Remember that there have been huge advances in medical care for cats in recent years. Online shopping for cat medication has become popular, but remember that there is no substitute for regular check-ups with your veterinarian.

Common problems owners see their geriatric cats develop include difficulties swallowing due to decreased saliva production, less tolerance to extreme heat and/or cold, gum disease and tooth loss, a change in litter habits, and not sleeping well.

Recent studies have uncovered a problem with potassium balance in many older cats. Poor coat condition, loss of appetite and lethargy have been linked to a mild form of hypokalemia, or low blood potassium. Low blood potassium damages the cat's kidneys, which, in an older cat, are already weakening. This leads to a vicious cycle because declining kidney function increases the loss of potassium in the blood, which in turn causes further deterioration of the kidneys.

Arthritis and stiffness is fairly common in older cats. Because it becomes more difficult to move, a geriatric cat spends more time sleeping. If her diet stays the same, she'll begin to pack on the pounds. The extra weight adds to her discomfort, making her more inclined not to move. Without exercise her muscles will weaken. It is important to encourage an older cat into some activity every day. Physical movement will help with digestion and bowel function, as well as keep her sharp mentally.

An older cat spends less time grooming herself than in her youth. As a result, her hair becomes dry and painfully matted. Regular grooming from her owner is required to keep her coat healthy and beautiful. Daily brushing removes loose hair that can form uncomfortable hairballs in her stomach.

As your cat gets older its important that she is comfortable. You should ensure that your cat has a comfortable, warm bed that she can stretch out on. Cushions and hammock bed on radiators are popular.

Pet Medication Supplies http://www.pet-medication-supplies.net can help you get the best possible supplies for your pet. Advantix, Arthramine, Cosequin, Frontline, Heartgard - find the best deals in pet medication for flea and tick control, arthritis and lyme disease. Upto 50% discount everyday on brand names.


TODAYS NEWS BY OFFICEJAX FREE ADVERTISING AND AD EXCHANGE SOLUTIONSMORE PETS INFORMATION RESOURCES updated Tue. July / 05 / 2022

Las Vegas shelter waives reclaim fees for all lost, stray pets through July 10 - Fox 5 Las Vegas
Las Vegas shelter waives reclaim fees for all lost, stray pets through July 10  Fox 5 Las Vegas

5 Pets That Are Great for Small Spaces — Best Life - Best Life
5 Pets That Are Great for Small Spaces — Best Life  Best Life

Surrendered, abandoned pets in Minnesota see 'dramatic uptick': Here's how you can help - KARE11.com
Surrendered, abandoned pets in Minnesota see 'dramatic uptick': Here's how you can help  KARE11.com

Pets are part of the family, survey of Oregon pet owners finds - Central Oregon Daily
Pets are part of the family, survey of Oregon pet owners finds  Central Oregon Daily

Preserving memories of beloved pets - Mankato Free Press
Preserving memories of beloved pets  Mankato Free Press

Pets are being given up as owners struggle to pay bills - CBS News
Pets are being given up as owners struggle to pay bills  CBS News

Clarksville Area Pets of the Week for July 4th, 2022 - Clarksville Online
Clarksville Area Pets of the Week for July 4th, 2022  Clarksville Online

Fire destroys home east of Cortez; two pets die - The Journal
Fire destroys home east of Cortez; two pets die  The Journal

If you bought certain Zignature® pet food products labeled as "Grain Free" or "Chicken Free," you may be eligible for benefits in a class action settlement USA - English - USA - PR Newswire
If you bought certain Zignature® pet food products labeled as "Grain Free" or "Chicken Free," you may be eligible for benefits in a class action settlement USA - English - USA  PR Newswire

Howard retires from Fairview Veterinary Clinic after 42 years of helping pets, owners - The Stanly News & Press | The Stanly News & Press - Stanly News & Press
Howard retires from Fairview Veterinary Clinic after 42 years of helping pets, owners - The Stanly News & Press | The Stanly News & Press  Stanly News & Press

Letters to the editor: ‘Green’ batteries’; keep pets secured; CU’s Eastman debacle; no longer a newspaper - Boulder Daily Camera
Letters to the editor: ‘Green’ batteries’; keep pets secured; CU’s Eastman debacle; no longer a newspaper  Boulder Daily Camera

St. Joseph Animal Shelter over capacity, needs more pets adopted and fostered - KQ2.com
St. Joseph Animal Shelter over capacity, needs more pets adopted and fostered  KQ2.com

What experts say about keeping your pets cool this summer - The Week
What experts say about keeping your pets cool this summer  The Week

The Complex Challenge of Transporting Pets - The Foreign Service Journal
The Complex Challenge of Transporting Pets  The Foreign Service Journal

4 pets killed in South Abilene house fire on 4th of July - KTAB - BigCountryHomepage.com
4 pets killed in South Abilene house fire on 4th of July  KTAB - BigCountryHomepage.com

Global Pet Furniture Market is Projected to Reach US$ 9.2 Bn By 2032, Future Market Insights Inc. - Yahoo Finance
Global Pet Furniture Market is Projected to Reach US$ 9.2 Bn By 2032, Future Market Insights Inc.  Yahoo Finance

Driftless Humane Society Pets of the Week - La Crosse Tribune
Driftless Humane Society Pets of the Week  La Crosse Tribune

Gilmore helps find forever homes for older and sick pets - TMJ4 News
Gilmore helps find forever homes for older and sick pets  TMJ4 News

Pantry volunteer helping families keep their pets - Denver 7 Colorado News
Pantry volunteer helping families keep their pets  Denver 7 Colorado News

MLFD saves pets from Marina Dr. fire - Columbia Basin Herald
MLFD saves pets from Marina Dr. fire  Columbia Basin Herald

Council to consider approving changes in Mitchell's pet ordinances, allowing shock collars - Mitchell Republic
Council to consider approving changes in Mitchell's pet ordinances, allowing shock collars  Mitchell Republic

Update: 2 people and 3 pets rescued from burning Syracuse home, one firefighter injured - syracuse.com
Update: 2 people and 3 pets rescued from burning Syracuse home, one firefighter injured  syracuse.com

Pet beer label contest benefits Provincetown animal shelter on Cape - Cape Cod Times
Pet beer label contest benefits Provincetown animal shelter on Cape  Cape Cod Times

Louisville Metro Animal Services avoids euthanizing adoptable pets - Courier Journal
Louisville Metro Animal Services avoids euthanizing adoptable pets  Courier Journal

Want to save £240 a year? Stop leaving the central heating on for your pets - The Guardian
Want to save £240 a year? Stop leaving the central heating on for your pets  The Guardian

Marcus and White Lightning: Rescue Pets of the Week - SC Times
Marcus and White Lightning: Rescue Pets of the Week  SC Times

East Bay pets of the week for July 8 - East Bay Times
East Bay pets of the week for July 8  East Bay Times

Pets at Home Group (LON:PETS) Lowered to "Underperform" at Royal Bank of Canada - MarketBeat
Pets at Home Group (LON:PETS) Lowered to "Underperform" at Royal Bank of Canada  MarketBeat

Clarendon Co. fire crews rescue several pets from blaze that displaced 4 children, 2 adults - WLTX.com
Clarendon Co. fire crews rescue several pets from blaze that displaced 4 children, 2 adults  WLTX.com

High temperatures can be too much for your pets - KELO
High temperatures can be too much for your pets  KELO

Ferrets are adorable, but they should not be pets - Los Angeles Times
Ferrets are adorable, but they should not be pets  Los Angeles Times

🌱 Huntington Daily: Local Job Openings + Pets Available For Adoption - Patch
🌱 Huntington Daily: Local Job Openings + Pets Available For Adoption  Patch

Foxtail barley seeds present problem for Perrysburg pets, residents blame unkept field - WTOL
Foxtail barley seeds present problem for Perrysburg pets, residents blame unkept field  WTOL

Fireworks warnings for pet owners to come via Service NSW app - Sydney Morning Herald
Fireworks warnings for pet owners to come via Service NSW app  Sydney Morning Herald

SPCA Pets of the week: Athena and Scott - NorthcentralPa.com
SPCA Pets of the week: Athena and Scott  NorthcentralPa.com

Oil stocks lift FTSE 100, Pets at Home slumps on rating cut - Kitco NEWS
Oil stocks lift FTSE 100, Pets at Home slumps on rating cut  Kitco NEWS

Pet of the Week: Zip - East Idaho News
Pet of the Week: Zip  East Idaho News

Safety measures from first responders to prevent leaving child or pets in hot car - WHSV
Safety measures from first responders to prevent leaving child or pets in hot car  WHSV

BBB: Lost pet scams — are you at risk? - The Union-Recorder
BBB: Lost pet scams — are you at risk?  The Union-Recorder

Family, pets displaced after central Austin duplex fire - KXAN.com
Family, pets displaced after central Austin duplex fire  KXAN.com

Fire significantly damages Casper home; crew rescues multiple pets - Casper Star-Tribune
Fire significantly damages Casper home; crew rescues multiple pets  Casper Star-Tribune

The 3-year 'paws' is over: Bend's Fourth of July Pet Parade returns after hiatus, to the joy of many - KTVZ
The 3-year 'paws' is over: Bend's Fourth of July Pet Parade returns after hiatus, to the joy of many  KTVZ

Tips for ‘Fear Free’ pets during July 4 fireworks - KTLA Los Angeles
Tips for ‘Fear Free’ pets during July 4 fireworks  KTLA Los Angeles

Preparing Your Pets for Fourth of July Fireworks - NBC 6 South Florida
Preparing Your Pets for Fourth of July Fireworks  NBC 6 South Florida

Pet parade delights in Columbiana County - WKBN.com
Pet parade delights in Columbiana County  WKBN.com

More space for vets and pets: New 40,000-foot veterinary clinic opens at LSU - The Advocate
More space for vets and pets: New 40,000-foot veterinary clinic opens at LSU  The Advocate

10 Best Chewy Blue Box Event Pet Deals (2022): Cat and Dog Supplies - WIRED
10 Best Chewy Blue Box Event Pet Deals (2022): Cat and Dog Supplies  WIRED

Do You Know How to Keep Your Pets Safe During a Disaster? - FEMA
Do You Know How to Keep Your Pets Safe During a Disaster?  FEMA

Pets of the week – Chicago Tribune - Chicago Tribune
Pets of the week – Chicago Tribune  Chicago Tribune

Best pet camera - KXAN.com
Best pet camera  KXAN.com

Adoptable Pets in St. Petersburg - The Gabber Newspaper
Adoptable Pets in St. Petersburg  The Gabber Newspaper

Cape Fear Gardening: Protecting your pets from dangerous water - WECT
Cape Fear Gardening: Protecting your pets from dangerous water  WECT

Packed Bay Area Animal Shelters Need Help Finding Homes for Pets - NBC Bay Area
Packed Bay Area Animal Shelters Need Help Finding Homes for Pets  NBC Bay Area

How pets give your kids a brain boost - BBC
How pets give your kids a brain boost  BBC

PHOTOS: Gwinnett Animal Shelter Adoptable Pets of the Week — July 4 - Gwinnettdailypost.com
PHOTOS: Gwinnett Animal Shelter Adoptable Pets of the Week — July 4  Gwinnettdailypost.com

Florida Man Kills Neighbor's Pet Rooster: “Chickens Die Everyday… At Churches, Popeyes, Kentucky Fried Chicken” - Whiskey Riff
Florida Man Kills Neighbor's Pet Rooster: “Chickens Die Everyday… At Churches, Popeyes, Kentucky Fried Chicken”  Whiskey Riff

'Pets on Wheels' seeking to expand its reach - Sun Gazette
'Pets on Wheels' seeking to expand its reach  Sun Gazette

Best DIY ideas to make your home pet friendly - Interesting Engineering
Best DIY ideas to make your home pet friendly  Interesting Engineering

Animal shelter to NRA and gun restriction foes: No pets for you - NBC News
Animal shelter to NRA and gun restriction foes: No pets for you  NBC News

Global Consumer Asset Tracking Solutions Market Report 2022: Pet Tracking Sector Showing High Potential - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Global Consumer Asset Tracking Solutions Market Report 2022: Pet Tracking Sector Showing High Potential - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

Pets Fur People Pet of the Week - Tyler Morning Telegraph
Pets Fur People Pet of the Week  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Huntsville Animal Services advises how to protect pets during fireworks noises | Alabama Mountains - Spot On Alabama
Huntsville Animal Services advises how to protect pets during fireworks noises | Alabama Mountains  Spot On Alabama

Fireworks and pet safety – Action News Jax - ActionNewsJax.com
Fireworks and pet safety – Action News Jax  ActionNewsJax.com

Pets Plus Us Pet Insurance Review 2022 - Investopedia
Pets Plus Us Pet Insurance Review 2022  Investopedia

Lunchtime Walk, Pet Party: Moorestown Manual - Patch
Lunchtime Walk, Pet Party: Moorestown Manual  Patch

PET SEGMENT: Live hoppily-ever-after when you adopt Bunny - WSBT-TV
PET SEGMENT: Live hoppily-ever-after when you adopt Bunny  WSBT-TV

As people surrender pets they can't always afford, Alaska's shelters struggle to house them - Anchorage Daily News
As people surrender pets they can't always afford, Alaska's shelters struggle to house them  Anchorage Daily News

Monroe County Animal Control features its Pets of the Week - Monroe Evening News
Monroe County Animal Control features its Pets of the Week  Monroe Evening News

ElderDog Canada Highlights Importance of Relationships Between Pets and Seniors - VOCM
ElderDog Canada Highlights Importance of Relationships Between Pets and Seniors  VOCM

Seattle Has the Cutest Shop Pets—Here's Proof - Seattle Met
Seattle Has the Cutest Shop Pets—Here's Proof  Seattle Met

Emotional support pets: experts warn of animal welfare risk - The Guardian
Emotional support pets: experts warn of animal welfare risk  The Guardian

Pets for adoption locally | Home + Life + Health | tucson.com - Arizona Daily Star
Pets for adoption locally | Home + Life + Health | tucson.com  Arizona Daily Star

7 Best Pet Insurance Companies in Ohio (2022) - MarketWatch
7 Best Pet Insurance Companies in Ohio (2022)  MarketWatch

Pet Evolution Expands National Footprint With Franchise in Frisco, TX - Pet Age
Pet Evolution Expands National Footprint With Franchise in Frisco, TX  Pet Age

WHS Furry Friends Pet Food Pantry helps pet parents in need - Racine County Eye
WHS Furry Friends Pet Food Pantry helps pet parents in need  Racine County Eye

Pet Monitoring Camera Market Size And Forecast | Guardzilla, Motorola, Petzila, PetChatz, Ezviz, Petcube, Furbo, Pawbo, Blink Home, Zmodo – Designer Women - Designer Women
Pet Monitoring Camera Market Size And Forecast | Guardzilla, Motorola, Petzila, PetChatz, Ezviz, Petcube, Furbo, Pawbo, Blink Home, Zmodo – Designer Women  Designer Women

How to protect your pets during Fourth of July fireworks - WSB Radio
How to protect your pets during Fourth of July fireworks  WSB Radio

Petlibro's Wi-Fi-Enabled Automatic Feeder Helps You Monitor Pets - Bustle
Petlibro's Wi-Fi-Enabled Automatic Feeder Helps You Monitor Pets  Bustle

Pet Care E-Commerce Market Report 2022 Market SWOT Analysis, Key Indicators, Forecast 2028 – Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., Chewy, Inc., PETstock, Nestlé, Ancol Pet Products Limited, Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd – Designer Women - Designer Women
Pet Care E-Commerce Market Report 2022 Market SWOT Analysis, Key Indicators, Forecast 2028 – Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., Chewy, Inc., PETstock, Nestlé, Ancol Pet Products Limited, Blue Buffalo Co., Ltd – Designer Women  Designer Women

US Pet Insurance Market Size, Scope and Forecast | ASPCA Pet Insurance, FigoPet Insurance, Pet Plan Insurance, Trupanion Inc., Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, Embrace Pet Insurance, EnviroServ Waste Management Ltd., Healthy Paws Pet Insu - Designer Women
US Pet Insurance Market Size, Scope and Forecast | ASPCA Pet Insurance, FigoPet Insurance, Pet Plan Insurance, Trupanion Inc., Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, Embrace Pet Insurance, EnviroServ Waste Management Ltd., Healthy Paws Pet Insu  Designer Women

Pet of the Week: Eevee - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Pet of the Week: Eevee  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Pet of the Day: Bronco - KCTV 5
Pet of the Day: Bronco  KCTV 5

Pets can boost your brain power, study says - CNN
Pets can boost your brain power, study says  CNN

How to prepare for a smooth PCS with your pets - United States Army
How to prepare for a smooth PCS with your pets  United States Army

Prepare for Your Pets this Hurricane Season - American Humane
Prepare for Your Pets this Hurricane Season  American Humane

Pet-friendly recreation - Michigan (.gov)
Pet-friendly recreation  Michigan (.gov)

Clarksville Area Pets of the Week for April 18th, 2022 - Clarksville Online
Clarksville Area Pets of the Week for April 18th, 2022  Clarksville Online

Playing for Pets is Thursday and Friday - SIU News
Playing for Pets is Thursday and Friday  SIU News

Editors’ picks: 27 pet products we’ve tried and absolutely love - CNN Underscored
Editors’ picks: 27 pet products we’ve tried and absolutely love  CNN Underscored

Pet Ownership Statistics: 78% of Pet Owners Acquired Pets During Pandemic - Forbes
Pet Ownership Statistics: 78% of Pet Owners Acquired Pets During Pandemic  Forbes

Why Should Kids Have Pets: 8 Evidence-Based Reasons - PsychCentral.com
Why Should Kids Have Pets: 8 Evidence-Based Reasons  PsychCentral.com

Best Air Purifiers for Pets of 2022 | US News - U.S. News & World Report
Best Air Purifiers for Pets of 2022 | US News  U.S. News & World Report

Unusual Pets - WHYY
Unusual Pets  WHYY

10 apps every pet owner should have - Mashable
10 apps every pet owner should have  Mashable

311 Best Pet Quotes - Parade Magazine
311 Best Pet Quotes  Parade Magazine

How Owners Are Putting Their Pets on Human Diets - The New York Times
How Owners Are Putting Their Pets on Human Diets  The New York Times

9 Celebrity Pets That Are Too Cute For This World - Collider
9 Celebrity Pets That Are Too Cute For This World  Collider

PAWS saving future generations of pets - Zanesville Times Recorder
PAWS saving future generations of pets  Zanesville Times Recorder

20 Chewy pet items our readers can’t get enough of - CNN Underscored
20 Chewy pet items our readers can’t get enough of  CNN Underscored

Who Inherits Your Pet? - AARP
Who Inherits Your Pet?  AARP

akron pet suppliesThe Animal Rescue Site needs your clicks to help support their endeavors
 visiting just one sponsor per day feeds an animal for one day. Thank you!

Get on board the TrafficTrain Click Here for Free Traffic! Get Your site listed in 2 Mins! visit and join each ad offer to include your ad on the TrafficTrain

Surplus Overstock and used PET SUPPLIES

university of akron university housing available

 

Find used office equipment in Ohio at www.OfficeJax.Has.It

Find the best fleamarkets at www.FleaMarketWorld.Has.It

www.Akron.Has.It

Find electric powered vehicles at www.NoGas.Drives.It

Akron City directory

Anonymous and Confidential U.S. Mail Drops - No ID Required reship worldwide

Katrina's pet sitting and house sitting services Akron Ohio

Free Automatic Link Exchange

Flea Market World

Find homes for rent
in Akron Ohio
www.homes4rent.has.it

Closeouts
www.close-outs.info

 

Northwest Veterinary Practice Tallmadge, Ohio

 

 

officejax surplus office furniture outlet Akron, ohio

[Back to Top]

 

Click here to
OfficeJax free ad space available here

auction news and listings for Akron, Ohio

Akron crafts and hobby news center

Akron currency trading

Akron Ohio pet news

The Akron blogging news center

Akron Ohio web site design news

Akron Mortgaging and refinancing

Advertising and promotions Akron, Ohio

 

HOME | SITE MAP
© 2012 - 2022 All Rights Reserved

Improve your web site pagerank
 automaticaly with HitsSurfer

free pagerank checker and seo evaluation tools 

akron ohio pet supply pet store littlest pet shop pet store supply pet shop adoption pet insurance pet grooming pet pet virtual pet services pet shop groomers pet care pet medication pet adopt pet food pet product cemetery pet sale health pet animal pet bed pet carrier pet name pet door pet nutrition pet wonder general pet memorial pet scan boarding grooming pet teacher pet plus supply gate pet friendly hotel pet exotic pet medicine pet discount pet sound pet tag dog pet supply wholesale pet hotel pet rescue bird pet sitter pet boarding pet online pet store boarding pet sitting pet care salt water aquariums fresh water aquariums pet health pet meds pet classifieds pet id pet tag dog free pet puppy pet loss pet related services animal pet rabbit pet turtle pet sex little pet shop exotic pet store dubai pet travel pet place own pet services sitting flea dip pet pharmacy food natural pet products pet training pet shelter pet finder animals pet rat clothes pet pet stroller pet shampoos health insurance pet fish pet lost pet grooming mobile pet banfield hospital pet hospitals free pet stuff pet finder pet supermarket pets allowed pet kennel pet contest pet photo free pet online pet edge pet grooming pet cat pet holistic veterinarian pet care for your pet sitting eye nose ears pet finder dog clothing Westminster dog show online pet store dog eating feces? bad dog behavior problems? puppies for sale Westminster kennel dog itchy itchyitchydog baghdad dog insider dog training tips remedies report reviews recommended procedures