For many years, people thought that milk was the ideal drink for cats. You only have to look at children’s picture books to see countless images of cats lapping up milk. But in recent years, attitudes have changed. Milk is no longer considered a healthy choice for cats. Although most cats can digest at least one type of milk, that doesn’t mean it’s particularly good for their health. Milk is not a nutritionally balanced product […]
Cat Food and Hydration
One of the challenges of pet ownership is remembering which human foods are dangerous to cats. We all eat our five fruit and vegetables a day, so we assume that feeding cats bananas will be a highly beneficial part of a feline’s diet plan. Some cats do develop a taste for bananas. We will look at whether there are any genuine health benefits to feeding cats bananas as part of their regular diet.
If you’ve opened a can of tuna near your cat, you’ll know how magnetizing it can be. As cat owners, we love to treat our pets with delicious foods, but we also have to consider whether these foods are safe for our cat to consume. One of the problems with tuna is that it can be very addictive. There’s no harm in giving your cat the occasional tuna-based treat, but you shouldn’t allow them to […]
Cats love to experience new tastes that are rich in flavor, especially food that’s being enjoyed by humans. How about spicy food for cats? Well, it is no exception to the rule because it has a very distinct scent. Spicy food is also usually meat-based, making it particularly enticing to felines. Despite the facts that spicy foods can be toxic and dangerous to cats, some felines still enjoy sampling these foods. This may be due […]
Is your cat dehydrated? Cats need 60 ml of water per kilo of bodyweight. Felines rarely drink enough water to meet their daily requirements. Thankfully, there are some really easy ways to get your cat to drink more water that can be introduced almost instantly. If your cat refuses water, you need to find a way to keep your feline hydrated. Just because your cat ignores their water bowl doesn’t mean that it will always […]
Cats can be selective when it comes to food. Your pet may eat one brand of cat food for weeks, then suddenly refuse it. When little eyes peer at your dinner plate, it can be hard to resist sharing your meal with your cat. This can be a mistake as many human foods are unhealthy for felines. We will look at popular human foods that can make your cat sick (or worse.) Be vigilant about […]