While older cats are at a greater risk of developing chronic disease and experiencing diminished energy, many of the ailments that affect senior felines are treatable and can be easily managed.
All pets need flea and other parasite control, but cats are special. Whether your furry feline friend lives exclusively indoors or not, he or she needs flea control. Cats can (and often do) host fleas even when they are indoor-only pets.
Although it might seem odd to visit the veterinarian when your pet’s feeling well and acting normal, wellness exams are just as important (if not more important) than sick exams. Just like people have regular checkups with their primary care physicians, cats and dogs should also see a veterinarian once per year for an annual appointment.
The holidays are a wonderful time for humans, and they can be lots of fun for pets, too! With so many exciting foods, treats, people, and decorations in your home, be sure you have a plan in place to keep your pets safe from potential holiday dangers.
At TangleWilde Veterinary Clinic, our Houston veterinarians can do a lot to slow the progression of chronic disease, like arthritis, and manage pet discomfort. It’s best, however, to intervene early, when we first recognize pets slowing down and changing their behaviors