My rescue cat is about 18 now. She went to the vets today for her vaccinations, health check and fur de-matting. She's in good nick according to the vet and her heart is strong. She's thin and deaf, but still goes around as usual and even plays with a bit of string given half the chance. She loves lying in front of the stove during the colder weather.
I've never had a cat this old before (my boys were killed on the road/went missing), so I don't know what to expect as she gets old and near the end of her naturals.
She gets a bit confused sometimes and calls loudly and can't hear us when we give reassurance, so we don't call to her anymore, but go and see her face to face instead and she settles down then.
Can you tell me about how your elderly cat's care needs change and what I should be prepared for as time goes on?
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