Mobility and feline Incontinence in older cats

HOW TO COPE WITH AN INCONTINENT OR OLDER CAT

By Catnips – London cat sitting and Mobile cat grooming company

It’s inevitable that age will take over at some stage with our beloved pets and they WILL need a helping hand with getting up to those comfy armchairs, sofas and beds that were once so easy to climb/jump onto. Several clients of mine, who have older cats with mobility problems, had no idea that help is out there in the form of pet steps! Take a look at the huge variety of steps for different purposes like reaching the sofa, bed, or even a mobility ramp for getting in and out of the car. Here’s a selection hand picked for the Catnips Store. under The Health Section.

Also, if your cat becomes incontinent there is also help at hand in the way of cat nappies!! Yes! One site that offers these can be found HERE.

Cat nappies for incontinence. Worth a try!

Cat nappies for incontinence. Worth a try!

The site is for dogs and cats who suffer from faecal or urinary incontinence and is the best option over having to give your cat up or have them put to sleep.

Hooray for quick thinking humans to solve this problem!

Putting a cat to sleep for the same problems humans face in older life is tragic. There is always other avenues to explore.

By Catnips – London cat sitting and Mobile cat grooming company

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About Anita Kelsey - Cat Behaviour Consultant

Anita Kelsey holds a first class honours degree in Feline Behaviour and Psychology (work based BA Hons) and runs a vet referral service dedicated strictly to the diagnosis and treatment of behaviour problems in cats. She is also a qualified cat groomer and specialises in grooming aggressive or phobic cats. Anita writes for Your Cat Magazine and is on their experts panel answering readers questions on cat grooming. She also advises on feline behaviour for the CFBA (Canine and Feline Behaviour) magazine as well as being a full member. Anita is based in Notting Hill, London but consults all over the UK as well as international requests. She lives with her husband, a music producer, and two Norwegian Forest cats, Kiki and Zaza. Anita's debut book, Claws, Confessions Of A Cat Groomer is published by John Blake Publishers and is out on 7th September 2017 (available for pre-orders on Amazon UK)
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