Category: Senior Cats

If you have a cat who is more senior in years then our articles here will help make you aware of the different challenges that come with caring for elderly cats. We also have cats to help you work out how old your cat is (if you’re not sure) and how old your cat is in equivalent human years.

How Long Do Cats Live? Average Life Expectancies

Typically a domestic cat that lives primarily indoors will live to an average age of 15 years old. While street cats live an average of only 5.5 years. The Oldest Cats on Record The oldest living cat (as of July 2020) is called Corduroy who entered the Guinness …

Work Out Your Cat’s Age In Human Years: Calculator & Age Table

Cats age much faster than humans in their first couple of years. A one-year-old cat is roughly equivalent to a 16-year-old human. After cats have matured a slower rate of 4 cat years to every human year is a realistic scale. Indoor cats live to an average of …

Caring For Very Old Cats: How To Do It Well

Caring for very old cats demands a lot of love and tender care. The average life expectancy of cats today is 15.1 years, although that number is going up almost yearly (read our article on converting your cats age to human years to find out more). Thanks to …

Why Is Your Elderly Cat Yowling? 5 Reasons

Is your elderly cat yowling and meowing excessively? Then you’re not alone. Many elderly cat owners report that their cats yowl for no particular reason, sometimes even at night.  Why does that happen? To an extent, some meowing is completely normal especially for elderly cats who tend to …

The Best Cat Insurance for Older Cats: Which One To Choose

If you have adopted an old cat, or your cat has grown old and you have suddenly decided that now is the time to insure him, then you will have realised that getting pet insurance for old cats is not simple! Old cats are risky for insurers because, well…they’re …