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  • Wet vs. Dry Cat Food

    It’s one of the most often asked questions of cat owners: When it comes to feeding my cat, what’s better? Wet or dry cat food?

  • Calorie Counting Cats

    How many calories are really in that little tin of wet cat food? Find out!

    Reading Time: 4 min 22 secs   When a cat won’t eat, above all, a pet parent may in fact worry, “What triggered this change of appetite in my cat?” Along with a refusal to eat, on the negative side, a cat may experience other uncomfortable symptoms such as weight loss, depression, and vomiting. Moreover, there are numerous …

  Reading Time: 5 mins, 15 secs.   The differences between wet vs dry cat food has pet parents asking, “Is wet or dry food better for cats?” In sum, cats have truly individual eating styles and preferences. Firstly, a cat’s teeth are essentially perfect for a carnivorous diet. In any event, cats often have broad food preferences. For this …

Chelsea McGivney, DVM, Nestle Purina Pet Care   Reading Time: 4 mins, 17 secs.   In the past, administering L-lysine for cats was thought to be helpful in fortifying the immune system, while warding off respiratory infections – specifically, feline herpes virus, also known as FHV-1.   L-lysine for cats was thought to help alleviate:  Respiratory issues: panting, coughing, difficulty breathing Conjunctivitis (inflammation …

  Reading Time: 2 mins, 21 secs.   “Can cats eat strawberries?” is a common question for pet parents who notice their cat’s curiosity of the delectable fruit. Generally speaking, if a cat is interested in eating a strawberry, then the assumption stands that most certainly, they’re physically capable of eating one. However, should they?   Cats and Strawberries FAQs …

Shelly Adrian, DVM   Reading Time: 4 mins, 52 secs.   Some beneficial live microorganisms or, probiotics for cats, when dosed adequately may help maintain a cat’s GI system. Probiotic research suggests that supplementing the feline microbiota with certain probiotics is promising for symptom relief. Probiotics for cats are beneficial microorganisms which can assist the normal gut bacteria to serve …

    Reading Time: 2 mins, 40 secs.   It may come as a surprise your cat is interested in unusual food items, provoking pet parents to wonder, “Can cats eat bananas?” Surely their mouths can gnaw and chew the soft substance. Despite the curiosity of cats with questionable food items, questions loom for pet parents around whether bananas are …

Helping your cat maintain a healthy weight is an important part of regular cat care. Read this to learn the calorie counts for some popular cat treats.

Helping your cat maintain a healthy weight is an important part of regular cat care. Read this to learn the calorie counts for some popular dry cat foods.

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