The Older Cat

A look at “The Older Cat”


Aging in cats is associated with a wide variety of physiological changes and chronic age-related diseases including chronic renal failure, osteoarthritis, muscle atrophy, cerebral atrophy from loss of critical neurons and loss of elasticity of the skin.  A better understanding of the pathophysiology of aging and age-related disease is critical to develop healthcare programs to increase longevity and quality of life of the older cat.


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