Do Persian cats need a special diet?

Ah, the beloved Persian cat! Why do people love them so? It's easy – the are gorgeous cats that come in a wide range of lovely colors and have gentle and sweet personalities to match. They are a good choice for most families although along with all this loveliness comes a few considerations. It should be taken into consideration that they do require more grooming than the average short-haired cat, they can occasionally be picky eaters and can have sensitive tummies. But the question is – do they need to eat a special diet formulated just for Persians?

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How to Feed Your Pet

Many of us have gotten spoiled just leaving bowls of food (and water) down so that our pets can nibble or sip whenever they choose throughout the day. But is this really the best way to feed them? There are two schools of thought about the best way to feed your pet. Keep in mind, what works best for one animal, may not work well for another.

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Finding a Veterinarian and how to be an awesome client!

As a pet parent it is very important that you have a good relationship with your veterinarian and their staff. You may be moving to a new area or deciding it’s time to find a new veterinary office. Here are some tips that you may find helpful:

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Is a raw food diet right for my pet?

Raw food diet for your dog

Pet owners are fortunate these days to have a wide range of feeding choices for pets including dry food, canned, and raw food diets.

There has been considerable controversy surrounding the feeding of raw food diets to cats and dogs. Some veterinarians are quite opposed to this diet because they feel that it’s an unsafe and nutritionally lacking diet. On the other hand, some veterinarians and nutritionists believe that is vitally important for animals to ingest raw meat. To supporters of this type of diet (including the author), there is no doubt that this is a more healthy and natural way to feed pets. Having said that, there are questions to ask yourself and precautions that need to be taken while considering if this is a diet you can safely provide to your pet.

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How to find the right pet sitter

Are you going away this summer and looking to hire the very best caretaker for your furry friend? One of the best ways to find one is to ask your friends for the name of someone they have employed and with whom they are happy. If you are not able to find someone this way, consider the following ways:

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Traveling with your pet

With warm weather on its way, more people will be traveling with their pets. Problems may occur but preparing in advance can mean the difference between a minor inconvenience and a ruined trip or vacation.

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