Category: Feeding Cats

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Why Do Cats Like Fish?

Many people think that cats and fish go together like peas and carrots. Though it is true that many furry felines are bewitched by the alluring scent of tuna, sardines, or even salmon, not all cats love seafood, contrary to popular opinion. What is the connection between cats and fish? For those kitties that are

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Can Cats Eat Tomatoes?

Are tomatoes toxic to cats? If you took the time to research the topic before, you might have come across a number of web pages according to which cats and tomatoes don’t mix. But then why do some cat food varieties include tomato as an ingredient if that’s the case? Should you be worried if

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Can Cats Eat Watermelon?

Cats are curious by nature, and they will often try to munch on something that might be bad for them. Is watermelon part of the list of foods that will cause harm to a cat? Let’s find out in this article where we’ll see whether watermelon can give your cat any benefits or if it

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Can Cats Eat Yogurt | What You Need to Know

Yogurt is an amazing type of food for humans and even for dogs, but it is not the same for cats. In case you didn’t know, most cats are lactose-intolerant. That doesn’t mean that they are intolerant to lactose present in their mother’s milk, but they are to the one that can be found in

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Can Cats Eat Bananas?

If your feline buddy seems to be fascinated with bananas or if he or she starts taking an interest in you whenever you’re eating one, you might be wondering whether this type of food works as a snack for cats. Can cats eat bananas? The short answer would be yes, but as you might have

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Can Cats Eat Popcorn?

It’s more or less common for pet parents to try giving their own foods to their cats, and popcorn is one of them. There are countless videos online where cats munch on either corn (raw, boiled, or even grilled) and even popcorn. But is it safe for them? As you can expect, the answer to

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How to Grow Catnip | The Ultimate Cat Treat

Does your cat go crazy when exposed to catnip? If so, she is among the 50 to 75 percent of felines who respond to this plant. Maybe you’d like to grow your own catnip to keep kitty supplied with this safe herbal plant? If so, read on. What is Catnip? Catnip, a cousin of mint,

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Should Cats Drink Milk | Lactose Intolerance in Cats

The simplest answer to this question is no. Many cats are lactose intolerant, like their human counterparts. While kittens are, to some extent, capable if digesting lactose, especially from other species, this capability decreases as they grow older. The lactase levels of an adult just aren’t the same as those of a young one, and

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What is Catnip and Why Do Cats Love It?

Although you might have owned cats all your life, do you know what catnip really is? Some cat owners mistakenly think of catnip as a marijuana type plant to which cats can become addicted. This is not true. Most cats do love catnip, however, for explainable reasons. What Exactly is Catnip? Catnip is an herbal

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How Many Times a Day Should I Feed My Cat?

It seems that some of us cat owners are feeding our cats more food or more often than we should. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 58 percent of U.S. cats are obese. The same study found that more than 90 percent of cat owners didn’t recognize that their cat was obese. Obesity

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Foods You Should Never Feed Cats

As cat owners, we love our cats and want to please them in any way we can. Sometimes that involves wanting to give them a little bit of what we’re eating – if it tastes good to us, it should be good for them, too, right? Wrong. Most vets recommend not feeding any “people foods”

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