Dear Catster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Catster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Catster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Catster magazine, www.catster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found elsewhere within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
Supplements to strengthen bones?
Does anyone know if cats/kittens can take calcium or any other supplement to strengthen their bones? We got a call from the adopter of one of our foster kittens that was place a few weeks ago -- apperently he had jumped or fallen off a bunk bed & broke his leg. The adopter said their vet thought he might have brittle bones from not getting enough nutrition from his mom (his litter came to me at the age of about 5 weeks -I don't know what the situation was with their mom). Their vet thought he might continue breaking bones, but apparently didn't offer any suggestions of how to strengthen them. I know people take calcium to strengthen bones, but don't know if cats can take it. This kitten is only about 4-5 months old now, so he's still growing.