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The western world generally regards black cats as harbingers of bad luck, evil, or death, but other cultures see these special felines differently. For example, many Asian countries and parts of the UK perceive black cats as lucky, even using them to ward off bad juju (how’s that for irony?). Bastet, the Egyptian goddess, was often depicted as a black cat who symbolized family, fertility, and joy.
The trajectory of a cat in mid-flight is beautiful to behold. Mighty legs, physical acuity, and an astonishing visual sharpness are downright impressive, but unfortunately, this is not a system that’s designed to last forever.
As a result of modern veterinary advances and involved, well-educated owners, senior cat health has improved significantly over the years. It’s not uncommon for the life of a domestic feline to span two decades, and your senior cat could have many years of leaping, jumping, and pouncing ahead of him or her. However, it’s important to be aware of common challenges related to aging in senior cats. Continue…