The best way to determine the proper nutrition for a domestic cat is to take a look at what cats normally eat in the wild. In this article, you are going to learn what sort of animals cats eat out in nature, and what these habits tell us about the diet of domesticated cats.
More and more sources recommend avoiding meat byproducts in our pets’ food. They say we should check whether meat is the first ingredient and avoid grain and meat byproducts on the label. But is this true? Let’s talk about what byproducts are, whether byproducts are bad and whether you should avoid byproducts in your cat’s food.
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?
Is it possible to get rid of the smell from a cat litter box without tucking it away in the basement? Cat litter box odor appears to be one of most common reasons that people choose not to have a cat. We have three cats ourselves, and their litter box rarely smells. How do we do it? Here’s how:
One of the most terrifying things about dehydration is that it is rarely apparent. Most cats can live with constant under-hydration for years without their owners even knowing it. Would you know if your cat is dehydrated? Find out here:
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?
If you take a look at labels of commercial cat foods, you will notice the vast majority of them contain grain ingredients. But why do they add so much grain to cat food? And should you avoid grain in the 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 answer in this article.
Having a cat drinking too few, or even a cat not drinking water at all, is dangerous. It may lead to numerous health problems and/or death.
But what if your cat is not drinking the water, even though it’s right there, in the bowl in front of him? Here are some things to try.
We are continuing our series for beginner cat owners with a section about basic cat care. In this article, we want to teach you how to feed your new cat.
You will learn:
- What is the best food type for your cat;
- Why it is not he dry food;
- What to look for on commercial cat food labels;
- How often should you feed your cat;
- How much food you should serve;
- And more…