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Do Cats Get Arthritis?

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Do Cats Get Arthritis?  As people get older, their joints are often affected by osteoarthritis which can make daily activities painful and difficult. You may also be aware that dogs and horses can suffer from arthritic joints as well. But you may be surprised to learn that 61% of cats over the age of 6 suffer from arthritis, while a whopping 90% of cats over the age of 12 are thought to have arthritis! Over their lifetimes, cats do a lot of jumping and climbing, which means their joints are repeatedly absorbing a great deal of impact, and this can...

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