Both Kestrel and Hildie were a little over 12 when we lost them to lymphoma. Chesapeake was also a little over 12 when we lost her to congestive heart failure in January.
Miss Teia will be 16 in December, truly thought she'd have health problems with what we knew of her origins. Save for a little elder weight loss, seems to be doing just fine.
Your health MUST be a consideration, too.
If allergy medicine will help you with withstanding exposure in a more open space than your home, perhaps doing volunteer work at a shelter will help?
Kitties will adjust in a new place that offers a gentle environment. Worry for you.
Follow your vet's advice.
Our kitty Calamity Jane Grey (11/82 - 03/04) was responding well to a treatment the vet prescribed until she had a massive stroke.
Cats can come back to full health, but you are the key in making sure the curative regimen is followed.
Miss Teia will be 16 in December and is at the high end of normal for Thyroid enzymes according to her blood work this week. Not yet hyperthyroid, but close.
Last year, when we were still living in the 1-bedroom apartment with her, Hildiekatt and Chesapeake; Teia would pee in inappropriate spots. I hit on the idea of puppy pads, which she uses 6 to 1 ove...
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