Cat Food and Hydration

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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? (Pica in Cats)

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, […]

is watermelon safe for cats?
Cat Food and Hydration

Can Cats Safely Eat Watermelon?

Cats are indifferent to most fruits. This is due to their tongue’s lacking the taste buds that detect sweetness, rendering fruit tasteless to felines. One exception to this rule is watermelon, which many cats have a particular fondness for. As long as you remove the rind and seeds, watermelon is safe for cats. In fact, watermelon is healthy for cats. As well as being rich in vitamins and nutrients, watermelon is very hydrating. Most cats […]