Cats are obligate carnivores. However, owners have often turned to high-fiber cats foods - rich in plant fiber - to try to manage common feline problems. And while the logic seems sound, you may not be helping your favorite feline the way you think. We'll explain and provide the top high-fiber cat foods you can offer your cat.
Tag: Cat Diet
When you share a house with cats and dogs, it's inevitable that the two will sample the other's food. And you may think nothing of it. When you look at the ingredients, they probably sound similar. And while the occasional bite won't do much harm, you shouldn't allows cats to eat dog food. The two diets aren't as alike as you may think. We'll show you the differences.
As obligate carnivores, cat diets seem pretty straightforward. Yet our favorite felines often get interested in the foods on our plates. And we don't want to deny them the occasional taste test. But how to sort out what's safe from what's harmful? Especially if the same foods are fine for dogs? For instance, can cats eat watermelon? Yes - but only if you're careful. We'll explain.
Cats are the pictures of elegance, grace, and dignity. So who would EVER believe felines could be capable of something as callous as flatulence? But, as it turns out, cat farts are a real thing. They're not quite as potent as those in other mammals, but they DO exist. We'll take a look at what causes them - and when you may need to worry about your kitty's gas.
When people see hairless cat breeds, they tend to have one of two reactions: they start to coo or they feel a shiver. These unique felines have their fans and their detractors. No matter what, though, they're worth getting to know better - which is what we're going to do here!
If you work long hours or take weekend trips, odds are you rely on dry cat foods. And there's nothing wrong with that - provided you have the proper information. Dry cat foods often have higher carbohydrates than cats need in their diet, something that leads to higher weights. But if you do your homework - or refer to our handy list of dry cat foods - you can safely incorporate them into your feline's diet.
Cats are often picky about their food. What they enjoyed yesterday they don't want to eat today. It can get frustrating. One way to beat the flavor dance is to add canned cat food into the mix. Many brands off mixed varieties, allowing you to change the offering. It's a compromise that won't break the bank.
Your schedule isn't always set in stone. Your cat prefers their feeding schedule get set down in bedrock. There's an easy compromise: automatic cat feeders. With options for both dry and wet foods, you'll keep your cat from threatening a mutiny (or worse, a crack-of-dawn wake-up call!)
Do you have a cat who sneaks nibbles of your morning toast? Maybe your cat digs into the bread bag. Or perhaps you just wonder if cats can eat bread. The answer isn't straightforward - there's a few qualifiers involved.