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Hi
My 13-year-old cat Gemma has a touch of arthritis in one of her legs. She is very good-natured and always visits us in bed in the mornings and last thing at night.
But a couple of times, she has slipped and fallen off the bed/sofa etc. Should we discourage her from climbing on to (relatively) high things in the first place? And can we?
She doesn't seem to learn from previous falls/slips and still does these precarious walks. Should we just let her sort it out for herself?
Can anyone suggest anything?
Thanks.
 

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Maybe it is something more serious, have you talked to the vet? Hope its nothing bad but cats are naturally going to want to jump up on things still. Good luck :p
 

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If your cat is truely suffering with arthritis, perhaps you could get her a heating pad, in order for her to sleep on. The heat from the pad will help allieviate arthritis pain. Does she sleep on the covers with you? Otherwise, I'd make at trip to the vets' and find what is causing her problems. :)
 
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