Caring for Older Cats
As cats get older their nutritional requirements change. Middle age cats are often overweight or obese. As a cat ages, they may not be able to digest protiens and fats as will as their younger counterparts. This can lead to weight loss if an older cats need for fats and proteins are not being met.
The weight and body condition of older cats should be checked and recored regularly. A sudden change in weight or body condition should alert you to the fact that your cat may not be getting enough fats and proteins. If this is the case, a change in diet may be needed.
Older cats need a diet rich in fats and proteins in order to keep up their weight and condition. If your cat has loss his/her appetite, you may need to see a veterinarian. Ther[MORE]