8 Things Cats Teach Us About Aging Gracefully

6. Don’t Forget About Goals

Photo: Flickr/Susanne Nilsson
Photo: Flickr/Susanne Nilsson

Getting older doesn’t prevent you from trying something new and, once again, our wise felines’ set a great example. They may be resigned to getting older, but they haven’t given up completely. Have you ever met a senior cat who fails to track birds and butterflies outside the window?

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5. Love and Be Loved

Photo: Flickr/Danielle Elder
Photo: Flickr/Danielle Elder

We shower our pets with affection because we don’t want to see them to suffer. Similarly, make sure to accept and ask for help when you need it.

4. Be Alert

Photo: Flickr/robmadeo
Photo: Flickr/robmadeo

Unfortunately, older cats have more medical issues than their younger counterparts, so it’s important to be vigilant. If your senior feline is exhibiting any changes in health or behavior, take them to the vet right away.

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