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A cat that lays around all day may not be a “contented cat.” It may be too hard to move easily due to excess weight.

End the Wave of Fat Cats

Maintaining a healthy body weight is a critical aspect of overall health, yet obesity continues to grow among cats, dogs, and even people. Obesity...

Cats Choose Lamb

A study from New Zealand looked at raw beef and lamb ingredients for cat palatability. Eight lucky test cats got to taste liver, kidney,...

Freeze-Dried Cat Food

Q. Thank you for your thorough publication. I have a question about feline nutrition and dehydrated cat foods. I recently introduced my 12-year-old Siamese...

Once-Daily Feeding of Indoor

Animal nutrition specialists from the Univeristy of Guelph found that feeding cats one large meal a day may help control hunger better than feeding...

Cats Demanding Food

Q. I feed my cats twice a day at the same time, but I’m finding that my cats start acting out an hour or...

Worrisome Trend in Pet Nutrition

Researchers at the University of Guelph (Canada) found only 13 percent of dogs and 33 percent of cats are eating conventional pet foods exclusively,...

Tracking Carbohydrates

Q. In two recent articles, you said the formula for calculating carbohydrate content in wet food was provided to assist diabetic cat owners find...

Optimal Weight

Q. Our adopted shelter cat is now 6 years old and weighs 17 pounds. He is a tiger/tabby mix, and we are told, with...

Inconsistent Cat Food Foils Study

Things don’t always turn out the way you expect. A study that set out to measure how much wildlife domestic cats eat to supplement...
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Testing Cat Food Palatability

  We all want our cat’s food to be nutritious and enticing. AFB International, a pet food research company that concentrates on evaluating how tasty...

Mineral Levels

Nutrition can be overwhelming, with all its nutrient minimums, maximums, and balances. For instance, recommended mineral levels seem to be small compared to levels...
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Feeding Human Foods: The Facts

Everyone loves a treat, and that includes your cat. Sharing your food with your cat can be fun for both of you, but you...