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Are there sure signs I can see my cat might have arthritis?

90% of cats have arthritis by age 12. Signs of arthritis are: Trouble getting in or to the litterbox. Greasy, unkempt fur - unable to groom themselves. Missing jumps, hesistant to jump. No longer ...
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My cat doesn't seem to be in pain, but I'm not really sure

Please do not be afraid of taking your cat to the vet; not a single vet I know of wants to put an animal down if it can be avoided. Your cat's pain can be treated by daily pain medication and it will ...
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My cat doesn't seem to be in pain, but I'm not really sure

As you point out, cats are incredibly "stoic" and will hide pain behavior. If your cat is visibly in pain that is often an indication that they are in significant pain. In other words, by the time ...
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Elderly next door neighbor and her elderly dog aggression issues

If you know any children or sisters then contact them. This indicates some serious problems. Try and get in the house to look for problems. Dogs are a pretty good judge of character. Dog was not ...
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Are there sure signs I can see my cat might have arthritis?

The answer to your question given in great details in the sites: Arthirits symptoms and pain relief (source: pets.webmd.com); Arthritis and degenerative joint disease in cats (source: icatcare....
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How can I help a arthritic cat who is peeing outside of the box?

First, thank you for caring for your kitty into his senior and geriatric years. You have done the right things by offering him multiple, flat litter boxes throughout the house so he doesn't have to ...
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Is Rehmannia safe for dogs? Is it effective for arthritis?

Like many of the substances used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Rehmannia (aka Rehmannia 8 or Bawei Dihuang Wan) seems to be credited by it's proponents with being able to treat/cure a huge ...
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Is Rehmannia safe for dogs? Is it effective for arthritis?

There are clinical studies I have seen of rehmannia, especially Canadian journal of medicine I think, rehemania for kidney support. Rehmannia is very helpful in protecting the kidneys during kidney ...
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Cat stopped burying poop in litterbox

Very well could be from arthritis, you can always add arm and hammer baking soda to the litter to reduce smell or just pick it up once she poops. There are also self cleaning litter boxes that clean ...
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What will help an aging dog with arthritis?

There are plenty of things you can do to help easy your dog's arthritis pain related to old age. I have a 14 year old malamute/shepherd mix and recently his hips have started to go down hill pretty ...
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