When and how to switch from adult food to senior cat food?

When exactly is your cat considered a 'senior'? 

In general, we consider a cat to be senior once he or she has reached the age of 11 years.

It's important to keep a close eye on ageing signs of your cat. Examples of this include joint pain or stiffness, teeth problems or the appearance of age-related disease. These symptoms might indicate it's the right time to switch to a senior food, if you haven't already done so.

How to switch from adult food to senior cat food?

You can make the switch as soon as the last bag of food for adult cats is empty. You do not have to make a gradual transition.

What are the differences in the senior cat food?

Our lower-calorie, grain-free senior recipes are perfect for older cats. That's because they're full of lean protein and provide a rich source of Omega 3, which is good for aging brains. Our senior recipes also contain glucosamine and chondroitin, which support joint health. 

Here's our range of senior cat food.

Can a senior cat eat adult cat food, or vice versa? 

Absolutely! Just bear in mind that older cats tend to be less active. And, because they need less energy during the day, you'll need to cut back a bit on their daily intake to prevent them becoming overweight. 

If you have any further questions about this topic, please contact us via the chat button on our website or send an email to help@edgardcooper.com.

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