Cat Food and Hydration

do cats fatten up for winter?
Cat Food and Hydration

Do Indoor Cats Eat More in the Winter?

Cat owners often question whether their cats grow hungrier when the weather changes. Cold weather and the winter months seem to lead to an increase in the appetite of cats. Nobody wants their pet to be hungry, and not eating enough can be harmful. This guide will help you to understand why your cats need to eat more when it’s cold outside and how much to feed your feline during winter weather.

are strawberries good for cats?
Cat Food and Hydration

Can Cats Safely Eat Strawberries?

It’s sometimes hard to resist wide eyes and nudging paws from a cat while we’re eating. Felines don’t understand that some human foods are dangerous, and assume that we’re not sharing. We are always tempted to cave in and hand something over. There’s a lot to learn about strawberries, and the role they play in your cat’s life. Some felines go crazy for these fruits, providing a reaction usually associated with catnip. Not all human […]

is eating grass bad for cats?
Cat Food and Hydration

Why Do Cats Eat Plants and Grass?

Much like other domestic pets, cats and kittens like to explore the world with their mouths. Cats usually grow out of chewing cables and shoes at home, but grass and plants is another matter. No matter the age of a cat, greenery appears to be a constant source of fascination. However, there are also health risks to cats eating grass. They can often make themselves sick by doing so. Also, your cat may ruin a […]

are cats allowed to eat bread?
Cat Food and Hydration

Is Bread Bad for Cats?

You are eating a sandwich when your cat suddenly becomes interested in your meal. Cats enjoy the rich texture of bread and are interested in everything that is not on their normal menu. Cats have this clever way of making you feel bad if you fail to share your food, but not all human foods are safe for cats. Regular bread consumption will increase your cat’s sodium intake. This can put stress on the heart and […]

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 […]

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 […]