by Kevin Steele
Why are Cat Health Problems on the Increase?
I remember, when I was a child, that our cats lived long and healthy lives. Twenty was common and thirty not unusual.
I also remember that trips to the veterinarian were rare.
And that our cats were often fed table scraps and raw meat and bones.
Cat health problems didn’t seem to be an issue.
Nowadays, it seems that cats barely live beyond ten.
And vet clinics are kept very busy by worried pet people.
Could there be a connection? A connection between frequent visits to the vet and cats dying young?
In my opinion, there is.
Let me explain, before you get hot under the collar about how good your vet is. (And yes, I do concede that there are good vets about, but they are few and far between and usually holistic.)
Veterinary schools are now partially financed by