Majority of Americans argue their cats are not set back by their age

When it comes to your feline friend, age is nothing but a number. A new survey of 2,000 American cat owners revealed 83% believe age doesn't define their pet — and 78% of respondents said their cat still acts like a kitten, regardless of how old they are. But this youthful attitude can cause some issues: 72% of respondents said they don't always pay attention to the signs of aging because their cat acts younger than they are. In addition, two-thirds (66%) admit they ignore the signs of aging in their four-legged friend when their cat is acting healthy. Commissioned by Royal Canin and conducted by OnePoll for National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, the survey revealed that this isn't the only problem when looking at signs of aging in pets. The results found that six in 10 cat owners aren't even sure what behaviors they should look for as their pet grows older.

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