My cat Charlie is a plant junkie. I can't keep plants around the house because he will gobble them up, and he never misses a chance to escape out the back door and eat grass. The thing is, he ALWAYS immediately pukes it all up afterward. It got me thinking, why do cats eat plants and then just throw them up? Maybe an oddly specific question, but I was genuinely curious. … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Eat Plants and Then Throw Up?!
Food and Diet
I'm a fan of tuna fish, so every now and then when I mix up a couple cans to make sandwiches, my cats go nuts. As soon as they hear the can opener they come running and once they smell that unmistakable fishy scent their excitement gets amped up to maximum. I've always poured out some of the water for them to lap up as a treat, but lately I've started wondering about the … [Read more...] about Is it Safe to Give Cats Canned Tuna Every Day?
For some kitties, getting enough water into their systems can be a challenge. Cats are notoriously fussy about practically everything and their water is no exception. Fortunately, there are quite a few ways to prevent kitty dehydration. If you're curious about how to get your cat to drink more water, I'll go over the ways you can do so within this post. Why is not … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Cat to Drink More Water
While you should make sure your cat eats a nutritionally balanced diet, it's okay to give them a treat every now and then. However, it's important to understand the people foods cats can (and can't) eat before you mistakenly give them something that could be dangerous. While there are debates about the type of diet that is appropriate to feed your cat, (some people may feed … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide on People Food Cats Can (and Can’t) Eat
Something I've always wondered about is whether or not it's safe to feed your cats raw chicken other raw meats. I've seen a friend feed raw chicken to her cats, but never had the nerve to try it myself. Is it more nutritious because that's how cats have historically fed in the wild? Is it unsafe because of potential foodborne pathogens? I set out on a mission to find out. … [Read more...] about Is it Safe to Feed Your Cats Raw Chicken?