It is very common among people to try to convert their pet’s age in human age. Everyone grows and gets older, but, of course, the biological age may not match with our health and appearance and the same situation happens with cats.
In fact, there are no trustworthy way for find out how old is a cat in human age standards. Nevertheless, many people say that one year to a person is the same of seven years to a cat.
Cat years in human years chart
Franny Syufy, a cats Expert, divides a cat’s life in four stages:
A cat is a kitten from birth to one year
A cat is an adult cat from one year to ten
A cat is a senior cat from eleven to fourteen
A cat is a Geriatric cat from fifteen upwards.
Many specialists say almost the same about this issue. One says you can determine your cat’s “human age” according to this:
Cat – 0 years old; People – 0 years old
Cat – 1 year old; People – 15 years old
Cat – 2 years old; People – 24 years old
Cat – 3 years old; People – 28 years old
Cat – 4 years old ; People – 32 years old
Cat – 5 years old; People – 36 years old
Cat – 6 years old; People – 40 years old
Cat – 7 years old; People – 44 years old
Cat – 8 years old; People – 48 years old
Cat – 9 years old; People – 52 years old
Cat – 10 years old; People – 56 years old
Cat – 11 years old; People – 60 years old
Cat – 12 years old; People – 64 years old
Cat – 13 years old; People – 68 years old
Cat – 14 years old; People – 72 years old
Cat – 15 years old; People – 76 years old
Cat – 16 years old; People – 80 years old
Cat – 17 years old; People – 84 years old
Cat – 18 years old; People – 88 years old
Cat – 19 years old; People – 92 years old
According to some specialists, cats reach middle age at approximately 7 to 8 years (between 44 and 48 years old).
We love our animals and it always seem that they live too little. In fact, they do. According to this parallelism shown above, is a cat lives 13 years he will live for a longer time than many people.
What is really important is to give your cat a good life, full of love and care. Make your cat happy and celebrate every day you spend with him. The most important thing is to make each year worth it!