You may be surprised to know that 61% of cats over the age of 6 suffer from arthritis, while a whopping 90% of cats over the age of 12 have arthritis. But cats can be hard to read, and if they are in pain, they tend to suffer in silence. So, how do you know if your cat might be living with joint pain and inflammation?
Some signs of feline arthritis include:
A reluctance to jump down
Trouble going up or down stairs
Sleeping in places that are easier to access than their normal spots
Difficulty using the litter box
Over-grooming of certain joints
Acting irritable when petted or handled.
Although it is often challenging to diagnose arthritis in cats, if you notice any of these changes, you should first see your vet. If your cat does have arthritis, what can you do? There are a few non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAID’s) that are often prescribed, but there are also potential harmful side effects like gastrointestinal ulcers, or kidney problems, especially in cats who already have other health issues. Thankfully, there are also natural joint supplements and arthritis pain relief options for cats that are safe, effective, and affordable.
One of those is our nutritional, all-natural joint supplement for cats called Technyflex® Feline. Technyflex® Feline is made from 100% Green Lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus) which is a shellfish that only grows in the pure ocean waters of New Zealand. Using only the best green lipped mussels and the highest standards of quality and purity in manufacturing, the mussel meat is dried into a powder, and then put into capsules. The unique nutritional content of the mussel makes it incredibly effective as a natural joint supplement due to its pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties. It has a combination of omega-3 essential fatty acids not found anywhere else, and these omega-3’s are powerful inflammation fighters. The green lipped mussel also contains glucosamine and chondroitin which are building blocks of joint cartilage, along with a variety of healthy vitamins and minerals. They work together in New Zealand's Best joint supplement for cats to relieve the pain and inflammation caused by joint disease and arthritis safely, effectively, and naturally.
So if you are looking for a way to help your cat feel better and get back to the activities he or she loves, give Technyflex® Feline joint supplement for cats a try.