They may have a reputation for being aloof and independent, but cats do love their owners. This means that bonding between feline and owner is vital. Toys help with this, but they’re not essential. Playing is critically important to cats, and should never be neglected. Picking up a selection of toys is the easiest way to keep your cat entertained. If toys are not available, however, there are alternative ways to play with your pet […]
Felines have strange eating habits. You may buy quality cat food, only for your pet to reject it. This is confusing enough, but it becomes increasingly so when your cat starts eating insects. This guide will explain the various species of insect that your cat may encounter (and eat) in your garden or the wild. Read on to learn why your cat eats bugs, and how you should react.
Cats are obligate carnivores, not vegetarians. They need to be fed a diet that is high in protein (amino acids, such as taurine) to facilitate their physical development. A cat’s diet plan should NOT consist entirely of green vegetables. Pets have different dietary requirements to humans. Introducing vegetables to your cat’s diet can boost their health, but it must be done carefully. Don’t fill your cat’s food dish with fresh green produce. That’s a fast track […]
There are several ways to bring a cat into your family home. Getting a kitten from a breeder is the most popular choice. Adopting a cat from a shelter is an excellent way to help a feline in need. Also, there’s the option of domesticating a feral cat that spends time on your property. There are also various dangers associated with adopting feral cats. Before you bring one into your home, they’ll need to be […]
If your cat is throwing up white foam, it’s hard to know when to intervene. You wouldn’t want to take your cat to the vet’s office unnecessarily, but you know there’s a chance they could be seriously ill. White, foamy vomit can be alarming because most cat owners don’t know what causes it. If you want to prevent your cat from bringing up white fluid in the future, you should try to improve their gastrointestinal […]
It’s normal for a cat’s stomach to occasionally gurgle. Just like humans, feline stomachs rumble while hungry. Rest assured, your pet will inform you when it wants food. There are other, potentially more serious, reasons for a cat’s stomach to gurgle. Learning the difference between regular stomach noises in cats and warnings of potential ill health is pivotal. There is no need to rush to the vet if your cat is digesting food. If they […]