End-of-Life Signs in Cats

Loss of Appetite

A decrease in eating or drinking can be a sign of a cat nearing the end of life.

Changes in Behavior

Watch for unusual behaviors, like hiding or increased restlessness.

Weight Loss

Sudden and significant weight loss may indicate a cat's health decline.

Lack of Grooming

Cats in distress may stop grooming themselves as usual.

Difficulty Breathing

"Labored breathing or shortness of breath can be a concerning sign.

Mobility Issues

Decreased mobility or weakness might be apparent in a dying cat.

Changes in Vocalization

A cat's vocal patterns may change, becoming quieter or more vocal."

Senior Cat and Kitten