Cat years are the age of a cat in comparison to a human. Cats age at a different rate than humans, with shorter total life spans. When a cat is 1 in cat years, they are 15 years old in human years. More »

Cats age rapidly during the first two years of life, with the first year equivalent to 15 human years and the second year the same as 10 human years. After that, one cat year equals roughly four human years. Charts are a... More »

Cats mature faster than dogs do. The first year of a cat's life equals 24 human years, while the first year of a dog's life equals 15 human years. After the first year of a cat's life, one cat year equals four human year... More »

To convert a cat's actual age to his comparable age in human terms, allow 15 years for the first year of life, add nine for the second year, and add four more for each subsequent year. For example, a 5-year-old cat is ap... More »

Cats age rapidly during the first two years of life, with the first year equivalent to 15 human years and the second year the same as 10 human years. After that, one cat year equals roughly four human years. Charts are a... More »

A cat's age can be estimated by examining its teeth, coat and eyes. Teeth are especially helpful for determining a feline's age, since the presence or absence of baby teeth helps narrow down an age range. Older cats some... More »

The American Veterinary Medical Association encourages pet owners to surgically sterilize their cats as early as possible, between 8 and 16 weeks of age. In the past, veterinarians would wait until cats had gone through ... More »