Cat Age

Cat age - old and young cats

A cat’s age is not linear compared to a human’s age. During their first year a cat develops particularly fast and it’s only from its second year onwards that the age curve becomes more linear.

It is important to note that factors such as diet, care, environment and genetics will have an impact on how a cat’s age is comparable in human years.

On average, cats today live between 10 to 15 years old, whilst outdoor cats tend to live shorter.

Using the following table you will be able to approximate a cat’s age in human years.

 

Human age

0-1 Years

3-5 Years

7-8 Years

12 Years

15-16 Years

20-21 Years

24 Years

32 Years

40 Years

48 Years

56 Years

66 Years

Phase

Baby

Child

 

Teens

 

Adult

           

Catage

0-1 Months

2-3 Months

4 Months

6 Months

12 Months

18 Months

2 Years

4 Years

6 Years

8 Years

10 Years

12 Years

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