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 felines. Although most cats can digest at least one type of milk, that doesn’t mean it’s particularly good for her 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 harmful to cats. We automatically assume that feeding cats bananas will be a beneficial part of a feline’s diet plan. Even though felines can’t taste sweetness, some cats can develop a taste for bananas. We’ll look at whether there are any health benefits to feeding cats bananas as part of their diet.
If you’ve opened a can of tuna, it won’t be long before your cat shows an interest. We love to treat our pets with delicious foods, but also have to consider whether this type of fish is safe for cats. Tuna can become addictive to cats due to the texture and strong aroma. There’s no harm in giving your cat an occasional tuna-based treat, but it should be fed to cats in moderation and infrequently.
Cats love to experience new tastes that are rich and flavorful, 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 usually meat-based, making it particularly enticing to felines. Although spicy foods can be toxic to cats, some felines still enjoy sampling these foods. This may be because cats like imitating humans, or just […]
Is your cat dehydrated? Cats need 60 ml of water per kilo of bodyweight. Felines rarely drink enough water to meet their daily requirements. But there are some really easy ways to get your cat to drink more water that can be introduced almost instantly. If your cat refuses to drink water, you need to find an alternative way to keep your feline hydrated. Just because your cat ignores her water bowl doesn’t mean that […]
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 […]