What are the symptoms of kidney problems in cats?

This question actually a lot more involved then what some may think. Kidney disease is one of the most common diseases in senior cats, it is estimated that 80% of cats over 15 will develop kidney disease. It’s most common in cats 10-15 years of age. What have we...

How do I take care of a senior cat?

This is an excellent question and, if you are reading this I love that you are asking about this subject! That is what we at Pawtology have dedicate our whole lives to; teaching you how to take care of your senior pets. Take a look around our site and follow our blogs...

What is the best senior pet food?

Ok, so the first thing that I have to say is that the world of pet food is driven by marketing, at least a lot of it. In reality, there are not specific ingredients or qualifications that a diet has to meet to be called a senior food except that it must be able to be...

How Long Are Dog Years or How Many Human Years is My Dog or Cat?

The answer to this question isn’t as easy as it once was. We used to say a standard seven human years for every dog year. Now, we know that different sizes of dogs age differently. Smaller breed dogs frequently live longer lives, so a year of their life is less human...

Is Grooming Safe for Senior Cats?

Contrary to what I said about dogs, I am quite a bit more worried about taking a senior cat into the groomer. Why? It has to do with senior cats and their ability to hide diseases…in this case, I am specifically talking about heart issues. Cats are notorious for...

What Causes Sudden Weight Gain in Cats and Dogs?

Well, there is good news and bad news. In most cases, weight gain is caused by simply overeating. With cats especially, since they are very small, even a tiny amount of weight gain can be very noticeable. We are learning more and more that obesity is a very serious...