Month: April 2010

  • Diet Tips for Overweight Cats

    You have to be careful about helping your cat lose weight, as it has to be done slowly. I would ask your vet how many calories your cat should be getting per day in order to safely lose weight. Weruva Paw Lickin’ Chicken comes in 5.5 oz cans and 14 oz cans. The 5.5 oz …

  • How can I help my fat cat slim down?

    Okay, my cat Yogi who we have assumed is part Maine Coon has just hit the 18 lbs mark. Our vet says he needs a diet. We used to feed him 1/4 cup dry food (EVO) and 1.8oz can of Weruva Paw Lickin Chicken. We cut the wet food to half a can, but now …

  • Cat Feeding Guidelines

    What to feed your cat is a very hotly contested topic. I feed my two dogs and three cats Purina One. At each vet trip, they all get high marks for general health, coat condition, etc. My vet sells Science Diet, but she tells me that Purina is fine considering the good shape my animals …

  • How often and how much should my kitten be eating?

    My kitten is 5 months old. We’re currently feeding him one can of Fancy Feast Elegant Medleys (3 oz) and 1/2 cup of Purina Kitten Chow in the morning before we leave for work. When we come home, there is usually some dry food left, but we give him another half scoop. It’s usually gone …

  • Proper Cat Food Amounts

    When you stand above your cat, he should have a nice “shape.” If you have to press your fingers into his sides to feel his ribs, he’s overweight. If his ribs stick out, he’s too skinny. Personally, I free feed my cats (Purina One). None of the three are overweight. In the wild, animals are …

  • Changing Food to Keep Cats Interested

    I believe cats do get bored with their food. I rotate brands and flavors all the time, and that way, if they have a favorite, they don’t get it every day. If they don’t finish, I usually refrigerate it and give it to them at their next meal. Mine prefer pat├® style and the only …

  • Monday Movie: Be the Change

    In a reader? Click here. This week’s movie is very special. If you weren’t able to attend BlogPaws, this movie’s screening was one of the highlights of the conference. It celebrates what is pawsible when people who care get together and start to change the world for animals one paw at a time.

  • darn!Socks Giveaway

    As part of a series of Earth Day giveaways this month, this week we’re giving away handmade cat toys from darn!Socks. This is not the usual cheezy made-in-China crap. darn!Socks are old holey socks reincarnated as adorable catnip-filled mice. Theyre filled with a generous teaspoon of organic catnip, a small sheet of recycled crinkly plastic, …

  • Talk to Your Vet About Pain Killers Before Your Pet Undergoes Surgery

    My daughter took her cat in to be neutered and they did not give any pain medicine. Is there anything over the counter he can have he weighs 12lbs. Serina Fresno, CA Veterinary sources site aspirin as the only over-the-counter pain killer that can be used in cats. But it’s not a good choice in …

  • Cat Stuck in Tree 7 Days

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1266691/Cat-stranded-tree-7-days–brigades-ladder-came-short.html

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