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Is Your Cat Having A Reaction to Its Food? It Might Have an Issue with These Common Allergens

Allergies are a relatively common problem in cats. Whether they are caused by environmental allergens, flea bites or food, the symptoms of allergies can drive your cat crazy—from itchy, inflamed skin to vomiting and diarrhea. Food allergies are not as common as other types of cat allergies, but they can be frustrating to deal with […]

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Wet Food vs. Dry Food for Cats: Which Should You Choose?

Veterinarians and cat owners have long debated about the best choice of food to give cats. Both wet food and dry food have their benefits, so choosing between the two can be extremely difficult for a new pet parent. Decisions like these are always easier when you are properly informed, so it’s important to understand […]

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Why Is My Cat Refusing to Eat?

Most cats are known for going crazy over their food. Sometimes, they act like they haven’t been fed in days and scarf their kibble or canned meals down in mere minutes. This is why it can be so alarming to wake up one day and discover that your cat is not the least bit interested […]

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Choking Hazards and Toxic Foods: What You Should Know About Pets and Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is coming up in the United States, and for thousands of pets across the nation, that means they’re in for a feast! With the serving dishes and pans brimming full of delicious food, it’s almost a given that your cat or dog will emerge from its hiding space to beg for table scraps. And, […]

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The Link Between Your Cat’s Diet and Its Ability to Fight Off Illness

When you think about the digestive system and the colon, you automatically think about the breakdown of food and transportation of nutrients from the gut to other parts of the body. However, this is not the only important role the gut has. The gastrointestinal tract is also home to over half of the cells that […]

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What Kinds of People Foods Are Safe for Cats?

Although dogs are typically known for being the pets begging for table scraps when your family sits down to a meal, cats can also be expert beggars, eager to try human food. As cat owners, we love to spoil our feline friends, so we may decide to slip them a little treat now and then. […]

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Manual vs. Free Choice Feeding for Your Cat

In the wild, cats are natural hunters. A wild cat might hunt down and eat 10 small meals per day, filled with meat because of their carnivorous diets! When it comes to domesticated cats, though, hunting for food isn’t an option or a necessity. It is up to the cat owner to provide enough food […]

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Cats Are Carnivores – Why All The Carbs?

It is evident that the common domestic short-haired cat has become North America’s most popular pet. Unlike dogs, cats are undeniably carnivores. We know this because when cats are fed a low protein diet, they do not deregulate their liver enzymes to spare protein from becoming energy, like a dog would normally do. This inability […]

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Pet Food Allergies? Necessary supplemental amounts of Omega 3’s, 6’s

You may have heard that essential fatty acids (EFA’s) are important for your pet’s wellbeing. Especially, omega fatty acids which are anti-inflammatory and are both safe and effective to help with pet food allergies! If your pet has allergies, there is inflammation in the body and if it goes on for a long time, any inflammation is a […]

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Inflammation: It’s All About The Fat

Fatty acids are a vital source of energy because dietary fat has a higher caloric density than carbohydrates or proteins. Many of the fats widely viewed as energy sources come from meats and oils. Those referred to as essential fatty acids have biological functions and are incorporated into membranes of every cell within the body. […]

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