In recent weeks we talked a lot about weight loss in cats, ending our discussion with a guide for creating and managing your cat's weight loss. But there are several more things you can do to make your cat’s diet more effective and healthy. Find out about those in this article. Visit a veterinarian. If your cat is overweight or obese, it’s a wise choice to start by visiting … [Read more...] about Nine tips to help your cat lose weight more easily
There are various reasons why a person might decide to become a vegetarian, and at one point or another, someone who has made that transition may wonder: what about their pets? Should a cat become vegetarian, if his owner decides to exclude meat from his or her own diet? Is it even possible for a cat to be a vegetarian? While we cheer vegetarians and vegans for choose a … [Read more...] about Can a cat become vegetarian?
Cat feeding is easy, right? Or it was for centuries, before the science kicked in and began to tell us what is good and bad for cats to eat. Here is a list of the 11 most common mistakes when choosing cat food. See if you are sinning with any of these. Overfeeding. This is the most common feeding mistake made by cat owners. A study of more than 8 thousand cats in US … [Read more...] about See if you are making some of these common cat feeding mistakes
We know very well that we should eat different food items at each meal. It’s not only about our taste buds; nutritionists always tell us to have “a rainbow” on our plates to receive adequate nutrition. But what about cats and dogs? They eat complete and balanced commercial diets, right? So why should they eat a different type of food each day, or even at each meal? Let’s find … [Read more...] about 5 reasons to provide more than one type of food to your cat
One of the most common problems when we suggest that people put their cat on a raw diet is that they try it, but realize that their cats are like: “Are you serious? What is that? Bring back my kibbles!” Many cats are very loyal to their current food brand and will not even look at anything else. Familiar? This is easy to cope with if your cat fails to glance at treats … [Read more...] about How to switch to a new cat food properly
About a week ago we published an article about why it’s best to feed your cat in meals rather than providing him with free-choice feeding. We received several questions regarding this topic from people who were determined to make the switch, but did not know how to do it properly. In this post, we explain how to transition your cat from free feeding to scheduled meals. Just … [Read more...] about How to start scheduling your cat’s meals?
Several studies between 1928 and 1978 have stated that dogs and cats on free-choice feeding are able to regulate their food intake and won’t exceed their daily energy requirements. Those studies are now a stepping stone for claims that free feeding is the best way to feed a cat. But aren’t they forgetting something? Dogs and cats indeed CAN regulate their food intake when … [Read more...] about 6 reasons why you should stop free feeding your cat
Who wants their cat live for 20 and more years? Most of us, cat lovers, right? Great news, it's very common nowadays, and many cats do live that long. How they do it? It's a combination of several factors related to health, environment and safety; however, one of the most important ingredients is the food your cat eats, which nowadays rarely represent the natural diet of a cat. … [Read more...] about Nine things to look for in cat food that will let your cat live longer
Somehow, the biggest secret of the cat food industry has spread out. Cats should not eat grain! It was kept secret for decades, to sell "complete and balanced" cat food, which contains grain, grain, grain, a small amount of meat, and a ton of flavor enchanters, to make your cat believe it's edible. Today, instead of trying to deflate the truth, pet food industry have chosen … [Read more...] about Big fat lie behind the “grain free” cat food
In our recent newsletter, we talked to our readers about introducing cats. One of your responses led us to a question, whether it is necessary to feed cats together or separately? No matter if you just want to know if it's okay that your cats eat in a separate room, should each of them have his own plate or do you need to force your cats to eat together, you will find your … [Read more...] about Do cats share food or should you feed your cats separately?