Month: April 2010

  • Dramatic Rescue of Cat Hanging by Neck in Storm Drain

    At least one cat in Norfolk, Massachusetts has learned that it doesn’t pay to stick your head where it doesn’t belong. Last week, a grey and white cat became suspended by her neck from a storm drain grate. When Animal Control Officer Hilary Cohen saw the cat’s dilemma, she called firefighters in for assistance. Attempts …

  • A Cheap but Nutritious Wet Food Option

    I’m not sure where you live but if you are on the West Coast and you are near a Trader Joe’s, their own brand of canned cat food is good quality. It does have some rice in it but it is good and the main ingredients are meat or fish and not byproducts. My cats …

  • The Right Amount of Calories per Day

    Take the weight of your cat and multiply by 13.6 then add 70. This is how many calories your cat should have in a day.

  • Wet vs. Dry Cat Food

    I was always told that the wet food is better for cats – and to give the dry in moderation. My cat has a history of bladder stones so extra moisture is key for him. He is a big boy too at 18 lbs, so free feeding can have its challenges when you have a …

  • The Right Amount of Dry Food

    My cats have their dry food out all day. It’s said that cats will stop eating when they’re full, and mine do. Some vets recommend against free feeding because they claim the cats will gorge themselves, but mine don’t and they are not overweight. If your cat is finicky about the dry food, I guarantee …

  • How much dry food should I feed my cat?

    As you can tell from the photo’s she’s got some weight to her. I’ve been feeding her 2 cans of wet food per day but I have decided to switch her to dry as it’s better for my budget. I don’t want to feed her too much but I also don’t want her to starve. …

  • Tips for a Cat That Rejects Food

    My cat often rejects her second feeding. I think that’s because she’s full. Cats only eat when they’re hungry. The first can filled her up, so the second isn’t as good looking. Do you feed your cat the same flavor? I try to mix it up and that helps a lot! Also, here are some …

  • What can I do with a cat who turns her nose up at wet food?

    I give her 2 cans a day. once in the morning and once in the evening. She generally eats the 1st can since she’s hungry but then turns her nose up at the 2nd can and then spends the rest of the evening yelling at me. I’ve been feeding her the frisky brand. I’m getting …

  • Food for a Cat with a Sensitive System

    If your kitty has special dietary needs for a food that won’t upset her system, you may want to ask your vet what to feed her since they know why she has that sensitivity. It could be a gastric problem, IBS, or even allergies to certain foods. Without knowing why your kitty has a sensitive …

  • What is a good wet food for a cat with a sensitive digestive system?

    We found a dry food that won’t make splatters in the litter box, but are having trouble finding wet food that will be eaten and not cause problems. Any suggestions?

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