Understanding Dementia In Cats

by Diana Yousfi

foggyDid you know that most cats over the age of 11 are at risk for feline dementia? It’s one of the most common conditions in elderly cats, and can be difficult to deal with if you don’t understand what’s going on.

Feline dementia is caused by lesions that appear on your cat’s brain as she ages. The symptoms vary between felines, but in general, they include:

  • Disorientation
  • Abnormal social behavior
  • Loss of appetite
  • Anxiety
  • Inability to recognize people
  • Alterations in sleep patterns
  • Increased vocalization
  • Loss of litter box training or other learned activities

These ten steps can help make living with feline dementia easier and more comfortable for your kitty.

Read More At Animal Wellness Magazine


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