Let’s face it, no matter what you feed your cat, they can get bored with a fixed diet. However, a fixed diet is what’s best for cats and is most recommended by nutritionists and veterinarians. When determining your cat’s diet, the most important thing to consider is lifestyle. How old is the cat and does it spend it’s time indoors, outdoors or both? Is it spayed or neutered? Does it have a hereditary history or medical conditions and is it active or relatively sedentary? These are all things that should be discussed with your veterinarian when coming up with a solid nutritional plan.
Pet expert Steven May, CVJ has provided his expertise to both the veterinary industry and the general public for more than 35 years. The former editor of Vetz Magazine, May now heads the pet website The Daily Growl and has over 430,000 followers...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Anyone who loves and lives with a cat knows that felines are heat-seekers. If there’s a warm spot to be found, your cat will find it, whether it’s a sun-puddle, a windowsill, or a fresh pile of laundry straight from the dryer. Cats are creatures of comfort, and the most comfortable cat is a warm cat. Here are some tips to make sure your cat enjoys a balmy winter.
Christina is the Shelter Director at North Shore Animal League America and is responsible for the overall management of the Shelter and its support areas. She joined the organization in 2006 and has been instrumental in creating programs to ...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
The food you feed your cat can have a dramatic impact on his health and wellbeing. Many of the most common reasons that cats are taken to the vet are related to diet, and by choosing food wisely, it’s possible to avoid or correct a variety of problems. The amount of moisture, types and quality of ingredients, and finding out your feline’s sensitivities are all important when ensuring your cat has a healthy diet.
With extensive experience as a companion animal nutritionist, Postins is an innovative entrepreneur who is passionate about advanced nutrition and holistic health, including complementary modalities like herbalism and homeopathy. Her experience ...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Cat lovers know that their furry felines are more than just pets – they are family members. That is why many pet owners choose to take their cats to veterinarians that specialize in feline care. Cat-specific clinics often provide services not available at general small animal practices, and can help reduce stress on cats that may get nervous when visiting the veterinarian. Often, cats become scared of loud, sudden noises from other pets and may be intimidated by large (or any size) dogs.
Connie J. Canode, DVM, is a member of the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA), a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to preserving and enhancing the quality of human and animal life through veterinary medicine. Canode...View Full Profile