The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Your cat’s diet should consist of a high amount of protein, a moderate amount of fat, and a low amount of carbohydrates – especially if she is an indoor cat. Honey is not included in her dietary needs, so you should not feed it to… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Honey?
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Cats are true carnivores, which means their diet requires nutrients found only in animal flesh. Though fish is technically a type of meat, cats should not eat it on a daily basis. This is because of the high levels of fatty acids found in them, which can… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Fish?
The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in small amounts. The long answer: Kittens and cats should not be given cow’s milk because it contains lactose, which many feline pets have trouble digesting. Allowing them to drink cow’s milk may result in intestinal cramps and diarrhea. Almond milk, on the other hand, is made… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Almond Milk?
The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Also known as chickpeas, garbanzo beans are legumes that are commonly used to make salads, soups, stews, and curry. Though they contain good amounts of protein, it is not recommended for you to feed your feline pet these beans because they are difficult to digest… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Garbanzo Beans?
Have you ever witnessed your dog creating a snorting sound while appearing to inhale and sneeze at the same time? Don’t worry! He’s just reverse sneezing, which is a condition that’s fairly common in dogs but rarely seen in cats. If you’ve never seen a dog reverse sneezing, check out this video by Dr Aimee… Continue reading What is Reverse Sneezing in Dogs?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Your dog can certainly enjoy cooked eggs to get his protein fix, but did you know that he can also benefit from eating its shells? Eggshells contain calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, and potassium, which can assist with your canine’s skeletal, circulatory, and immune systems. How to feed eggshells… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Eggshells?
The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: Edamame is a preparation style of immature vegetable-type soybeans that are found in pods. Usually boiled or steamed, edamame beans are served with salt, soy sauce, chili paste, garlic, or other condiments. Edamame can be safely eaten by your dog on its own. The soybeans… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Edamame?
The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: A type of legume, chickpeas are also known as garbanzo beans. They are round in shape, and usually found in colours such as beige, green, red, and black. Chickpeas are packed with fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, and selenium. They can aid with your… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Chickpeas?
The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally. The long answer: Even though raisins and dates look similar, the effects they have on dogs are extremely varied. Raisins are dried grapes, so they are extremely toxic for dogs. On the other hand, dates are the fruits of date palm trees and they are safe for your… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Dates?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Pork bones are usually used to create flavourful broths. When you are done using bones as stock or have simply removed them from the portion you’re about to cook, it is tempting to give these to your dog. However, similar to chicken bones and rib bones, pork bones… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pork Bones?
Some cats exhibit unusual behaviour such as choosing to approach a person on her own terms, scratching furniture, and licking her human’s hair. If you’ve ever encountered the last scenario, have you ever stopped and wondered, “Is there a reason why my cat enjoys licking my hair?” We got to the bottom of things and… Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Your Cat Licks Your Hair
Do you care for or own an anxious dog? Just like humans, our pets can and will experience anxiety at different points in their lives. When this happens, they sometimes have a harder time communicating their feelings to us. We can also misinterpret their behaviour and miss the opportunity to help them out. In this… Continue reading 10 Ways to Help Your Anxious Dog