Posts tagged "old cat"

Reader Questions: Elderly Cat with Accidents; Arsenic Laced Brown Rice in Pet's Food; Retained Puppy Teeth; Coughing Cat

Reader Questions: Elderly Cat with Accidents; Arsenic Laced Brown Rice in Pet's Food; Retained Puppy Teeth; Coughing Cat
Q: I adopted a cat from the streets 19 years ago; she was about a year old at the time. She used the litter box for years, but recently stopped. I haven’t changed the brand of litter. At the moment, she uses newspapers placed next to the box. What’s going on? — T.M., Caracas, Venezuela... Read more »

Delaying the Onset of Brain Decay in Pets

As our pets are living longer than ever, it turns out they can get a disease which is very similar to Alzheimer’s in people, according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Gary Landsberg. That disease is referred to as canine or feline cognitive dysfunction. I have a USA Weekend story due out soon on this subject, and... Read more »

The Oldest Cat

Cat Fancy magazine asked their readers to report the oldest cat. The winner is 28-year old Possom, rescued by Kenny and Mony Bryant just before their wedding day in 1982. What’s amazing about Possom is she’s retained her girlish looks, svelte figure and good health for all these years. It’s seems as she’s gone Hollywood... Read more »
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