Categories Nutrition & Diet

Cat food aisle
The Cat Food Aisle. Take a deep breath. Unless you are a purist, have a very finicky cat, have a cat that needs a special diet or have a lot of time on your hands you probably feed your cat store bought cat food. And so you trust the manufacturer is making a product that will meet all kittys nutritional needs, is delightful for Fluffy (or Slasher)  to eat, fills them up and makes your life easier (little to no preparation […]

Cat Food

Cats in the wild eat once a day. They hunt, kill and do not eat again until the following successful hunt. They don’t have access to food all day long, to graze perpetually and fill themselves with calories. However, domestic cats live a different lifestyle. As pets they don’t have to hunt for food, it’s presented to them, and often they not only get fed at mealtimes, but they have food available all day or get fed on demand. Who doesn’t […]

Feeding Your Cat And Why You Might Be Doing It Wrong

“carnivore meaning ‘meat eater’ (Latin, caro meaning ‘meat’ or ‘flesh’ and vorare meaning ‘to devour’) is an organism that derives its energy and nutrient requirements from a diet consisting mainly or exclusively of animal tissue, whether through predation or scavenging”. source: Wikipedia Felines are strict carnivores. Which means that they eat meat, especially in the wild, and this natural diet generally provides them with a healthy, balanced diet. However, for the domestic house cat, a diet that consists solely of meat is unhealthy for them and will lead to nutrient deficiencies. Cats in the wild eat all of the […]

Cat Nutrition