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Offline *Kat*

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Cat age vs human age
« on: February 03, 2006, 10:17:51 AM »
Do you guys agree with this chart?  I thought it might be a bit off.  http://www.cats.alpha.pl/catsage.htm

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Re: Cat age vs human age
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2006, 11:11:34 AM »
I don't know, it seems pretty close to me.  :)  I know that when I worked for the vet 5 or so years ago, they had a new chart that said something similar to this.  Basically that the 7 cat years per human year was a bit off, especially with cats living longer now, due to being indoors for the most part, and getting better vet care than your average "barn cat".  :)

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Re: Cat age vs human age
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2006, 01:34:38 PM »
Well, we just had our 16 y.o. cat in for a checkup yesterday and the vet congratulated him for reaching 80.  Seems the chart is right on in that respect.
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