King of the Jungle, or At least of the House

by Kim Schur

A few years ago I noticed that George, my 15 year old cat, was no longer sleeping on my bed.  He wasn’t lying on my lap as often when I watched TV and I also noticed that he was using the litter box on the main floor much more than the ones in the basement.  These were subtle changes in his behavior, but what was causing it?

As cats age, they can develop osteoarthritis just like dogs and people.  Could that be what was happening to George?  Yes! Continue…