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.
Cat Food and Hydration
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 […]
As obligate carnivores, cats have a limited diet. They must eat meat, or their bodies will not function optimally. Chicken and fish are well known feline favorites, but is pork good for cats? We will look closely at the advantages and disadvantages of cats eating pork. Follow the information in this guide, and your cat will remain healthy while enjoying the occasional pork-based snack.
It’s normal for a cat’s water requirements to increase as the weather warms up. Many cats are ancestral desert inhabitants that are careful about how much water they drink. Sometimes excessive drinking in cats, especially if they’re accompanied by other symptoms, can be a cause for concern. However, cats are highly skilled at concealing signs of illness and disease. It may only be noticed via subtle behavioral changes, such as increased thirst or lethargy. Keeping […]
Pets and chocolate are rarely a good combination, and cats are no exception. In addition to risks of obesity and tooth decay, chocolate can damage your cat’s internal organs. The good news is that most cats don’t want to eat chocolate. Feline taste buds do not find sweetness appealing. If offered chocolate as a treat, however, a cat can develop cat a taste for it. That’s why it’s advisable never to feed any to your […]
Weight loss can be a significant health problem for cats who are aged 15+. It’s not uncommon for a feline in their twilight years to start losing weight and muscle mass, particularly in the hindquarters of their legs. Older cats that struggle to maintain an optimal weight must be monitored closely. Encouraging an older cat to gain weight may initially feel a little strange. You’re used to controlling how much food a pet eats, but […]