Sep
13

Finicky cat eaters

Finicky cat eaters

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?

Before you run out and start spending hundreds of dollars on specialty cat food, it’s best to take a look at some in-home remedies first. The problem may be as simple as your feeding bowl. Some cat’s actually have trouble eating from a bowl that is too small or too light. If the bowl moves too much while a cat is feeding, they may not find it worth the effort to try. Another thing is to change the location of the feeding bowl. We all know how stubborn cats can be. Sometimes they don’t like where their food bowl is placed and the only way to tell you is by simply not using it.

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Jun
02

Do Persian cats need a special diet?

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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May
03

Cat food ingredients you should avoid

Cat food ingredients you should avoid

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 disastrous effects on their health.  Learning what cat food ingredients you should avoid giving your own pets will help you to be a better owner and family member.  Furthermore, with cats who feast on healthier diets, you stand to save a lot of money on remedy health care.  Prevention is, after all, the best medicine!

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Aug
28

Building a wonderful cat post

Building a wonderful cat post

Providing pets with the proper stimulation can prevent them from doing damage to the home and furnishings. They all have natural instincts, such as the feline's need to scratch things, that can be quite destructive if not properly directed. This is where a well thought out cat post comes in handy.

Creating the perfect scratching post for one's cat starts with understanding what their needs are. Felines can not help but dig their claws into materials that will catch on them and harsh sounding snapping sensation. They also love to stretch, climb and chase fast moving items.

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Aug
24

Buy a cat scratching post for a happy pet

Buy a cat scratching post for a happy pet

Every pet lover wants to own a happy pet and cat owners are no exception. One way to achieve this is to provide them with a cat scratching post. These are suitable for cats of all ages, from old seniors to young kittens, and will provide hours of entertainment for them.

They are usually used inside the home and are an ideal way to encourage a cat to have some form of exercise. As well as a means of sharpening those essential claws they can also exercise the paws, too. Cat owners discover that these products are a good way to protect their carpets, drapes and furniture from being scratched.

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Apr
04

Aging cats' nutritional needs change after age eleven

Aging cats' nutritional needs change after age eleven
America's most popular pet, the cat, can spend more than half of their existence in the senior years. Despite the development...
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