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Geriatric Cat can still jump and play

Geriatric Cat Clyde can still jump and play

Geriatric Cat Clyde can still scale 3 to 4 feet to the top of the glass cabinet in the living-room.

Geriatric Cat can still jump and play

Geriatric Cat still looks great for his 19 years.

Geriatric Cat can still jump and play

Geriatric Cat Clyde ponders do I stay up here, or get down?

Geriatric Cat can still jump and play

It’s a long ways down. Do I dare jump?

Geriatric Cat can still jump and play

Just like yesteryear, Clyde finds his old hide-out.

Geriatric Cat can still jump and play

Hope those younger cats aren’t around. I don’t want to be on the ceiling anymore.

Clyde can still jump and play despite being 19-years-of-age. He what they call a geriatric cat as he is over 15.

The International Cat Care organization points out in recent years, feline ages and life-stages have been redefined. Cats are considered to be elderly once they reach 11 years with senior cats defined as those aged between 11-14 years and geriatric cats 15 years and upwards.

Clyde, always a scaredy cat

Keep in mind, Clyde is, and always has been, a scaredey cat, and in the past year, it’s gotten worse as the two youngest cats chase him when they see him. As Clyde’s human could not stand him hiding in the closet, Paws set up a nice setting, complete with a whole second floor to himself. The benefit, he gets to snuggle with his human ever night, and Lenny and Little Yellow have the downstairs where they cannot terrorize him. The other two cats, Pink Collar and Siamese Linus aren’t a threat, so they can go either upstairs or down.

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While Clyde spends most of his time sleeping and is starting to look like a geriatric cat, the Paws gang hears him running and playing in the middle of the night. But it’s less and less frequently.



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