It’s important that your senior cat receives regular wellness exams to prevent and treat diseases that cats are more prone to in their senior years such as bone and joint problems, hormone disorders, cancer, and diseases of the kidney, heart, and liver. At Belle Meade Animal Hospital, we recommend bi-annual wellness exam for senior cats to screen for any underlying conditions that are common in senior pets. During the senior wellness exam, your cat will receive:
Our veterinarians will also discuss any age-related changes your cat may be experiencing or any concerns you have about his or her health such as nutrition, exercise, mobility, and changes in your pet’s lifestyle. To schedule your senior cat’s wellness exam, please call us at 615-352-4370.
Please call us if you notice any of the following signs to schedule an appointment to have your cat evaluated: