Arthritis in Cats

Did you know that us cats get arthritis too? I see plenty of dogs coming in to get their anti-inflammatory drugs to ease their pain but often we get forgotten about because we don’t complain as loudly as those whining dogs! But as many as 1 in 3 cats may be affected.

Your human may notice you slowing down, not playing, climbing, jumping, grooming like you used to, perhaps not making it to the toilet in time and being more irritable than usual. The good news is that arthritis can be managed successfully with appropriate treatment and simple changes to your environment or diet. If you’re feeling sore then get your human to bring you in to see one of my vets about a treatment plan today! (Check out

Oh and remember - NO chocolate this Easter! - leave it for the humans, it will only make us sick….