August 2014 Issue

Their Daily Water Requirement?

A meat-only diet once sustained them, but today cats need one-half to one ounce per pound daily

Even if you could lead your cat to water, you can’t make him drink. The reason this usually occurs with cats rather than other animals in most cases: it’s part of their biological make-up, says Brian Collins, DVM, a lecturer in the Community Practice Service at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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