Cats - Nutrition

Why should you be concerned with what your cat eats

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Cat food companies will often deceive consumers by using terms to describe their foods as; premium, super premium, quality and natural but there is no legal or scientific definitions for these terms. The source of the ingredients are very important and since…

Should you trust your veterinarian's nutritional advice

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Many pet care-givers are convinced that Veterinarians are highly trained to dispense nutritional advice. Their beliefs are so strong that they never second guess it. Cats owners opinion of Vets is so engrained that they never even think that this belief could…

Nutrition

Cat food is food manufactured for consumption by cats from the age range of just a few months. Although cats are obligate carnivores, most commercial cat food contains both animal and plant material, supplemented with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Cat food is formulated to address the specific nutritional requirements of cats, in particular containing the amino acid taurine, as cats cannot thrive on taurine-deficient food and go blind when fed with dog food, for example.

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Finicky cat eaters
 
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Stacy BlockStacy Block   1180   0   1   0   0   0
So, we have all heard of a “finicky” eater, right? In most cases it applies to kids. But, what do you do if you have a finicky cat on your hands?
Do Persian cats need a special diet?
 
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RandiRandi   2822   0   1   0   0   0
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...
Cat food ingredients you should avoid
 
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Nola Erus Nola Erus    1770   0   0   0   0   0
Ever since the pet food recalls of 2007, pet owners have become more aware of the ingredients used in the meals they feed their cats. Obligate carnivores, or animals requiring meaty diets, cats have been domesticated to accept subpar diets that do not meet their needs and can have...
Aging cats' nutritional needs change after age eleven
 
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Derek van der LindeDerek van der Linde   4355   0   0   0   0   0
America's most popular pet, the cat, can spend more than half of their existence in the senior years. Despite the developments in veterinary care and far better nutritional foods, scientific studies reveal that mature pet cats always have a problem with weight because of reduced activity ranges along with...
What to look for on the cat food label
 
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Patricia LeylandPatricia Leyland   4325   0   0   0   0   0
Choosing the right cat food may not be quite as simple as you expect. It's preferable that you don't grab the first generic type of food you see in a supermarket or dollar store, because it's very likely that the food won't provide all that's needed for a good...
How to choose the best cat food
 
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Patricia LeylandPatricia Leyland   4928   0   0   0   0   0
Some cats eat whatever food is presented to them while others turn their noses up at almost everything. This choosiness is just one of the factors you need to consider in deciding which brand of cat food to give your pet. The primary factor, naturally, is how good the...
Regulate the diet of your Persian cat
 
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Cynthia YearnersCynthia Yearners   8699   0   0   0   0   0
Purchasing quality pet products present a problem these days as there are such a vast range of choice available to us. As far as your Persian cat’s diet food items are concerned you have to be very careful before you do the purchasing. ...
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