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One in Ten Cats Has Dementia


Offbeat  (tags: cats living longer, now 1 in 10, dementia )

Kathy
- 3992 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Conditions like Alzheimer's are becoming increasingly common and now affect one million felines. Vets have reported seeing an increase of cases but fear that many owners do not pick up on the symptoms



   

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Past Member (0)
Monday August 11, 2008, 4:44 am
Hmmm I had a feline friend who was a bit "off" - I asked the vet, but he only smiled - should show him this article. Thanks Kathy
 

Roseann d (178)
Monday August 11, 2008, 1:46 pm
Could it be the non-nutrious oommercial food? They have to bleach the stuf to get the stink out after its rendered, then they load it up with synthetic nutrients. Feeding grains, cats can't even digest grains bc they lack salivary amalyze (Sp.) so they add aspergillus oxyzae and/or aspergillus niger to help them digest. Unlike grain fed cats, my cats never puke.

Raw food - real meat, organs, bone, and 5-10 veggies - my cats are 6 and play like they're 1 or 2 years old. They don't seem all doped up like commericially fed cats.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday August 11, 2008, 1:55 pm
Mine gotten 18, 16 and now my oldest just turned 18 and is still the madam of the house.... but a bit funny ~
 

Roseann d (178)
Monday August 11, 2008, 3:39 pm
It could also be the toxic chemicals we feed
them, cover them with and Inject them with in the name of health!
There are so many new vaccines for cats and 40 years ago it wasn't the
norm to have your cat vaccinated for anything.
 

Marty H (119)
Tuesday August 12, 2008, 2:41 am
Noted and thanks kathy! Hope it's not BSE! Since they have little regulation on what goes into animal feed!
 

Sir Walk F (124)
Wednesday August 13, 2008, 10:37 am
i agree with roseann. pet food is poison.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 13, 2008, 11:25 am
one good source: http://www.drpitcairn.com/ but make no mistake animals do get older today
 
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