Cat Food and Hydration

why is my cat suddenly drinking from the toilet?
Cat Food and Hydration

Why Do Cats Drink Water Out of the Toilet Bowl?

Considering they are so obsessed with cleanliness, cats have some disgusting habits. One of the most unhygienic ways of staying hydrated is the feline habit of drinking water from the toilet bowl. This water tastes fresher than the water in your pet’s bowl. The water in your toilet is refreshed and reoxygenated every time you flush. In addition, your cat will watch the water swirling around and think it looks fun. Unfortunately, the chemicals used […]

can you give cats cream?
Cat Food and Hydration

What Kind of Milk Can Cats Drink Safely?

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. Most cats are lactose intolerant, which means that they’re unable to digest the lactose (sugar) in milk. These cats should only be given lactose-free milk. Cats that […]

are bananas good for cats?
Cat Food and Hydration

Are Bananas Safe for Cats to Eat?

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. Your feline’s health can benefit from the vitamins and minerals (potassium, magnesium, vitamin B6, vitamin c, folate, etc.) found in bananas, but not if consumed to excess. Bananas are not harmful to cats, but they have a high sugar content that can […]

Why is my cat not drinking water?
Cat Food and Hydration

Cat Not Drinking Water? 10 Simple Ways to Keep Your Cat Hydrated!

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. Move your cat’s water bowl to a better position. Most felines are reluctant to drink water if they smell food or their litter box is nearby. Use a water fountain. […]

My cat only wants to eat human food
Cat Food and Hydration

Cat Eating Human Food? 9 Dangerous Foods Cats Should Never Eat!

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. Unsafe human foods for cats include chocolate, avocado, grapes, and spices. Most cats are lactose intolerant, which rules out dairy products. We will look at popular human foods that can make your cat sick (or worse.) Be vigilant about keeping your pets […]

pica disorder in cats
Cat Food and Hydration

Why Does My Cat Eat Things That Aren’t Food?

It sometimes feels like the human definition of food differs from that of your pet cat. It can seem strange when your feline refuses their dinner, only to eat things that aren’t food. It makes you wonder if this mealtime behavior is normal for a cat, or if a medical problem is responsible. Pica is a psychological compulsion to eat non-food items, including clothing, paper, plastic, and dirt. Many cats are predisposed to this condition, […]