Perhaps your cat was born deaf and has never heard the sound of crunchy cat food falling into the food bowl or the sound of birds chirping outside the window in the morning. Or maybe your cat just lost its hearing because of old age. Either way, adjusting to such a handicap can be difficult for both your feline and you. But it doesn’t have to be. By making a few modifications to your daily lifestyle and spending a little extra time with your cat, the two of you can thrive alongside one another and come to terms with this challenge. Here are some simple tips and tricks to help you along.
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