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Caring For a Cat That Is a Senior

The life expectancy of the average indoor cat is 12 to 18 years.  Search the internet however, and you’ll find tales of much older felines. They include Lucy from South Wales, purported to be 40 years old as of January 2012, and Crème Puff of Texas, who passed away in 2005 at the age of 38. While these cats serve as unique specimens of feline longevity, we may bestow the title of “senior cat” upon any housecat over the age of ten.  read more