Cat Food and Hydration

can I feed my cat raw meat?
Cat Food and Hydration

Can Cats Eat Raw Chicken?

Cats are carnivores and should always be fed accordingly. However, raw meat does have potential health and safety hazards that every owner needs to know about and understand. While the meat itself is likely to be safe, the bacteria that attaches itself to uncooked meat (the wings, breasts, etc.) can be prone to bacterial infection. While raw chicken is an excellent source of protein, kittens and older cats, in particular, are far more at risk […]

Is Canned Tuna Fish Bad for Cats?
Cat Food and Hydration

Is Tuna Safe for Cats to Eat?

Although cats love to eat foods that have rich smells with savory, meaty textures the regular consumption of tuna fish can cause health problems. Cats can begin to crave tuna while neglecting their traditional meals and dietary requirements. Health problems can occur if your cat overindulges. Are there any safe alternatives? While raw tuna and tuna prepared for human consumption are definitely bad for cats, cooked tuna and tuna found in cat food are significantly […]

can cats taste spice?
Cat Food and Hydration

Can Cats Eat Spicy Food?

It is natural to want to give your cat new and interesting foods. This can include unique kinds of cat food, as well as its old favorites. Can cats eat spicy chicken or curry? Unfortunately, introducing spicy foods to your cat’s diet could potentially make your cat seriously ill. Spicy foods that contain onion, chives, and garlic are by far the most harmful. Destruction of red blood cells and anemia can occur. This can prove […]

can you give cats cream?
Cat Food and Hydration

What Kind of Milk Can Cats Drink Safely?

The regular consumption of milk is unsafe for adult and senior cats. As cats age, their lactose levels decrease substantially. This results in grown cats becoming lactose intolerant. Diarrhea and vomiting are the two primary symptoms of a cat drinking milk. Giving your cat milk should only be done as a one-off treat. On average, you should give your cat no more than one or two tablespoons per day. It is best to view milk […]

can cats eat dog food for one day?
Cat Food and Hydration

Can Cats Eat Dog Food in an Emergency?

Dogs and cats have completely different nutritional needs. While “food is food” to many people, this does not apply in the animal kingdom. Although most dogs can consume random foods at will, this is NOT the case for cats. Although dog food will not make healthy cats sick immediately, the lack of specific nutrients in dog food will eventually leave your cat feeling unwell. In this guide, we will look at how dog food affects […]

can apple cider vinegar hurt cats?
Cat Food and Hydration

Is Apple Cider Vinegar Safe for Cats to Drink?

In very small doses, apple cider vinegar (ACV) that has been diluted is safe for healthy adult cats to drink. In an interview on PetMD, Dr. Cailin Heinze (an assistant professor of nutrition at Tufts University‚Äôs Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine) said that 1-2 teaspoons of diluted apple cider vinegar would not adversely affect a healthy cat. However, if your cat is not in excellent health, ACV should never be consumed orally. Although ACV is […]