As soon as your cat turns seven, she may be considered a senior depending on her species, breed, and the state of her organs. It is common to witness her body undergo physiological changes, including a weaker sense of hearing, lower immunity, and slower digestion. It is also normal for your aging cat (or even… Continue reading Is your senior cat vomiting hairballs? Here’s what to do
Cats are curious animals and are often intrigued by what’s on our plates. However, just because something’s edible for you, doesn’t mean that it’s automatically safe for your cat. Beans and legumes are some of the most common foods found in our kitchens and pantries, so pet cats will most likely come across them at… Continue reading Which legumes and beans can your cat eat? [We review 10 options!]
Responsible cat parenting involves constantly providing for your pet through nourishment, shelter, entertainment, and care. As your cat grows, her needs change, and so must her diet. Kittens cannot be expected to eat the same food as adult and senior cats, nor should they have the exact calorie intake. In general, full-grown cats should consume… Continue reading Which supermarket meats can your cat eat? [We reviewed 8 options!]
When you’ve decided on bringing home a rescue cat, you’ll need to prepare a starter kit that includes feeding and drinking bowls as well as complete and balanced meals and treats that meet her nutritional needs. Aside from feeding your cat age-appropriate meals, you can occasionally feed her fresh fruits and vegetables found in your… Continue reading Which fruits and vegetables can your cat eat? [We review close to 50 choices!]
To stay in tip-top shape, a cat must eat complete and balanced food appropriate for her age, size, weight, and activity levels. Her meals should contain the right levels of animal-derived protein and fat to make her systems function properly. Seafood is technically edible meat that comes from water-dwelling animals, but does this mean that… Continue reading Which seafood products can your cat eat?
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!
Cats are animals notoriously known for hiding signs of illness and pain. When a cat is feeling unwell, she may exhibit subtle changes. These signs include a change in her overall appearance, litter box usage, sociability, energy level, coat (including the amount of fur she sheds), breathing, eye/nose discharge, and appetite. When it comes to… Continue reading Why is my cat throwing up white foam and not eating? [7 possible reasons]
Nutrition is an important aspect of your cat’s wellbeing. Depending on her age (kittens and elderly cats should not be given the same food), size, weight, and activity levels, she must be served the right meals at the proper times so that her organs perform at their best. But what if your cat is not… Continue reading Why is my cat not eating? [We reveal 7 reasons!]
Whether they’re active kittens or full grown adult cats, cats must consume food regularly to survive and thrive. They need about 24 to 35 calories a day per pound to keep them within their normal weight range. These calories are spread out into smaller meals that sustain them throughout the day. (In fact, a few… Continue reading Why is My Cat Always Hungry? (We Share 7 Reasons!)
It’s a myth that cats hate water. If they grew up being exposed to water early and having positive experiences with it, they will most likely tolerate bathing sessions at home. What most cats dislike about showering is the uncomfortable feeling they get when their fur gets wet. It takes some time for their fur… Continue reading How Often Should I Shower My Cat? (5 Factors to Consider)
Cat parenting has its ups and downs. Though owners are rewarded with having cuddly companions for life, a drawback is constantly needing to provide for these four-legged creatures. Grooming them, playing with them (try making cat-approved DIY toys), and giving them nourishing food are just some of the things that need to be done regularly.… Continue reading Should I Get a Self-Cleaning Litter Box for My Cat?
There are so many things a first-time cat parent needs to learn, such as preparing a starter kit before your cat comes home to finding ways to groom her at home. Depending on the age of the cat you decide to adopt or foster, you’ll also need to provide the right meals so that she… Continue reading The Difference Between Kitten Food and Cat Food