The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Raw mince is finely chopped beef that is uncooked. Though cats are obligate carnivores that need animal-derived meat to survive, think twice before you feed raw mince to your pet. WebMD states that raw meat should not be given to your cat because it may… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Raw Mince?
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Spinach is a vegetable that is rich in vitamins (A, K, B6, B2, E, and C) and minerals (magnesium, folate, calcium, and potassium). Low in calories and high in fiber, it can improve a cat’s digestion, help boost eyesight, and regulate blood pressure. Cats without any health… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Spinach?
The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Having longer life spans than other fish, tuna contains high levels of mercury, metals, and unsaturated fats. As such, it is not recommended for cats to consume tuna on a regular basis. Too much mercury may lead to mercury poisoning, and may cause your cat… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Canned Tuna?
The short answer: Yes, but in limited quantities. The long answer: Broccoli is an edible green plant from the cabbage family. A cruciferous vegetable that can be safely eaten by cats, broccoli can help improve a cat’s digestion, lower her cholesterol levels, prevent cancer, and boost her immune system. However, Avondale Animal Hospital warns that… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Broccoli?
The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally. The long answer: A peanut is a type of a legume crop that is high in magnesium and iron. Technically speaking, peanuts are high in protein, but cats need protein derived from animal meat, so feeding her peanuts regularly won’t benefit her. Cooked peanuts can be fed to… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Peanuts?
At Waldo’s Friends, animal welfare advocacy doesn’t end at rescuing cats and dogs. We believe in an equally kind world for all animals—including those voiceless animals used in animal testing labs to produce products used in our everyday lives. Products such as shampoos, conditioners, hair serums, and everything else in our bathrooms and households that… Continue reading Which Hair Care Brands Are Cruelty Free? [We reviewed 17 brands!]
The short answer: No, VO5 is not entirely cruelty free. The long answer: Short for Alberto VO5, VO5 started off as a conditioning hairdressing made by a chemist named Alberto. VO5 pertains to five vitamin oils, ingredients that are included in the hair repair formula. These include Sunflower Seed Oil, Mango Seed Oil, Sweet Almond Oil,… Continue reading Is VO5 Cruelty Free?
The short answer: No, Clairol is not cruelty free. The long answer: A pioneer of the at-home hair colour kit, Clairol was first introduced in the US market in 1956. The hair care brand is currently owned by Coty Inc., an American multinational beauty company that also carries Wella Professionals, Max Factor, and CoverGirl—a cruelty… Continue reading Is Clairol Cruelty Free?
An excellent source of vitamins and minerals, milk is a nutrient-rich liquid that comes from mammals or even plants. It contains calcium, magnesium, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and vitamins A and B12. Newborns and young mammals drink the milk of their mothers as their primary source of nutrition before moving on to solids. This includes… Continue reading Can cats drink milk? We review 7 milk options!
The short answer: No. The long answer: Just like cow milk, goat milk can do more harm to your cat than good. The reason behind it is that adult cats cannot process the carbohydrate found in goat milk due to the lack of lactase in their digestive system. Even young kittens that produce lactase in… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Goat Milk?
The short answer: Yes, but only in limited amounts. The long answer: Milk is a dairy product commonly produced by nursing mammals. It is packed with nutrients needed by young mammals, such as kittens who need sustenance from their mother’s milk. As kittens grow up, they generally lose the capacity to process the lactose found… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Lactose-Free Milk?
The short answer: No. The long answer: There are two main reasons why cats should not drink chocolate milk. The first reason is because cats cannot have chocolate. Chocolate is a treat prepared using roasted and ground cacao seeds. Served in liquid, paste, or block form, chocolates contain the compound theobromine, the stimulant caffeine, and… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Chocolate Milk?