Age or Arthritis? Spotting osteoarthritis in cats

Posted by Dr. Rebecca Jackson on May 14 2013

  • Sleeping more
  • Unwillingness to jump up or down when they normally would
  • Hesitation to leap, play or run around
  • Unkempt coat/disinterest in grooming
  • Inappropriate urination or defecation

  • Weight loss
  • Moderate exercise routine
  • Joint supplements
  • Pain medications
  • Anti-inflammatories (only a select few are safe for some cats, so ask your vet!)
  • Acupuncture
  • Physical therapy
  • Chiropractic adjustments

To more waggin’ and purrin’. RWKJ

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