Cat Food and Nutritional Requirements of Cats
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- Why Food is Important (4)
- Cat Food FAQs (25)
- Cat Food Glossary (20)
- How to Choose Food (7)
- Canned Food (8)
- Water for Cats (6)
- Cat Treats (3)
- Home-Prepared Food (16)
- Special Food Needs (7)
- Catnip (4)
- Cat Food Recalls (12)
BPA Lined Cat Food Cans Pose Health Risks
Are you aware of the dangers of BPA lining in cat food cans? Learn more about BPA: what it is, what is its purpose, and how can it harm your cats.
Natural Raw Food Diet for Cats - The Hows and Whys of Feeding Cats Raw
A carefully home-prepared raw food diet closely approximates the diet cats would get in the wild; the diet to which their physiology is naturally attuned.
Fat cats are unhealthy cats. More and more cat caregivers are coming to realize that. Serious feline diseases such as diabetes and hypertension target morbidly obese cats. Excess fat has a way of creeping up as cats age, and become more sedentary if we do not remain aware. Fortunately, armed with certain knowledge, we can prevent excess weight...
Age Appropriate Diet
Age Appropriate Diet for Cats - Glossary Definition
Review of Natural Balance Platefulls
Natural Balance Platefulls are pouch-packaged meals for cats, called "Entrees." Read my review about this product after testing several varieties on my own cats.
The Anatomy of Pet Food Recalls
Pet food recalls are frightening, both for writers who must document them, and for cat owners who follow them while worrying about their cats. Learn more about pet food recalls with this article.
Food Fit for a Cat
Read more by Kymythy R. Schultze about the obligatory carnivores that we call cats, and why it is important to feed them species-appropriate foods.
One Year After the Recalls
A year ago a massive recall of pet food was announced by Menu Foods, which started an avalanche of related recalls along with horror for thousands of people who lost their pets to tainted pet food. In the past year, consumer demand has led to a number of efforts to tighten restrictions on imported food ingredients. One year later, is pet food safe today?
How Much Do You Know About Cat Food Ingredients - Share Your …
A recent survey discloses that many pet food consumers do not know as much as they think they know about the food their cats and dogs eat. The pet food recalls of 2007 caused more consumers to investigate the ingredients in the food they buy for their pets. Have you changed your own cat food purchasing habits? Share your experiences here.
Tips for Choosing Cat Food - Learning the Basics about Cat Food Labels
The ultimate purpose of this series is to help you learn how to read cat food labels to make your decision process easier in choosing the best foods for your cat
Food Choices - Adoption - and Compromises
While in a perfect world people would feed their cats the best possible foods, there are times when this is impossible, for a variety of reasons. Would a cat in a kill shelter be better off left there because a potential adopter couldn't afford the best foods? Look here for a discussion of compromises in cat food choices that might be necessary at times.
Quick Tip - Making Water More Interesting to Cats
Here's a quick tip for stimulating your cat's interest in drinking water during hot summer months.
Why All the Fuss About Cat Food?
Retail cat food sales alone accounted for an estimated 8.2 billion dollars in 2002, according to Ann Gurkin, writing for the Petfood Industry magazine. It is therefore unfortunate that some of the top-selling pet foods may be doing cats an injustice, and in some cases, may actually be harming them.
Understanding Cat Food Labels - the forumulas you need
Learn how to analyze cat food labels to better understand the meaning of the "Guaranteed Analysis" section, and exactly what the AAFCO can and cannot do in regulating cat food.
Email Class: The Role of Food in Your Cat's Health
Outside of regulary veterinary care, the food your cat eats is the most important factor to his health and longevity. These lessons will teach you everything you need to know about cat food: how to read labels, how to choose it, and foods you should avoid, and why.
Human Foods for Cats?
Let's face it: some cats are inveterate "bums" and will beg and plead most appealingly while you try to eat. While I will (rarely) give a cat a tidbit of chicken or turkey from my plate, it's a practice I don't encourage as a regular habit for a few reasons.
Focus on Food - Index of Articles - Top Picks - Reviews of Cat Foods
To help readers in their search for information about cat foods easier, here is a "shortcut" of all the original articles, cat food reviews, and top picks of premium cat foods on the About Cats Site, organized a bit differently from the Categories.
Review - Bon A-Paw Tete Gourmet Food for Cats
Guide review of Bon A-Paw Tete Gourmet Food for Cats.
What's In Your Cat's Water
Could your municipal water source impurities or minerals that could adversely affect your own health or that of your cats? Find out the importance of obtaining a report and what it might mean.
What's wrong with by-products in cat food - Cat Food FAQ
Most cat experts recommend premium brands that avoid things like by-products and chicken meal, etc. However, I was thinking about how feral cats eat a whole rodent, or whole bird. It seems like the cheaper brands would be closer to a natural diet than the premium brands in this case.