Cats are known to be afraid of water. But have you ever wondered how cats developed a liking for eating fish? Felines and their fishy diets seem to be a match made in heaven. But […]
To cat lovers, it isn’t far from the truth that cats are what makes the world go round. All cat owners want nothing more than to enjoy their cat’s springy stride up and down the […]
Your cat could have diarrhea for numerous reasons, including ingesting foreign substances. If your cat shows signs of distress or has a sudden case of diarrhea, please contact your vet immediately.
Cats with chronic diarrhea or loose stools are often experiencing an inflammation of the gastrointestinal system. This can be caused from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), which is often closely linked to the food that your cat is eating.
Unless your cat is Mr. Bigglesworth or a distant related cousin, bald spots are a sign of something not quite working for your cat. What causes bald spots on cats? To find out, start at the base of your cat’s health and look at his nutrition.
So you suspect your feline might have a cat food allergy. Most food allergies in pets are actually a food intolerance. The vast majority of cat foods offer only two sources of protein, chicken and fish. Some brands of cat food also use cheap fillers which can make allergies worse. Cats can have a hard time digesting grains such as corn or wheat, causing them to have allergy-like symptoms.
Cats like to be clean. Did you know that cats spend up to 50% of their day cleaning themselves? That’s a lot of cleaning! If your cat is excessively cleaning themselves to the point of losing hair, this could be a sign that your cat food needs a change.
Felines have very different nutritional requirements compared to humans and dogs. Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning that they more readily digest proteins from meat. They also consume much of their water directly through their […]
Most cats aren’t big fans of water. Those of us who have tried to give their cats a bath may have ended up needing to wear long sleeve shirts while the wounds healed up. There […]
Is your cat more fat than fur? Being fat means more than just trying to find extra large kitty beds for your cat, being overweight can cause some serious health problems for your feline friend. […]
Do you avoid petting your cat because your hand comes away smelling bad or covered in a greasy film? If your cat has a greasy coat or smelly skin, it might be time to change […]