Can Joint Supplements Be Helpful?
A lack of FDA approval makes it more challenging when choosing one of these products, but experts feel that omega-3 fatty acids are the most beneficial.
Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine —including an improved understanding of feline nutrition — cats are living longer these days. But these extended life spans also mean that many cats are more likely to develop arthritis. This painful and potentially crippling joint disease is a predominantly age-related condition.
In one study, researchers carefully analyzed X-rays of the spines and limbs of 100 middle-aged or elderly cats living in U.S. homes. The images revealed that 90 percent…