Category: Nutrition

Proper nutrition is important to the health and well being of your cat. Whether you’re looking for the best cat food or you simply want to know if your cat can eat chocolate we have answers to all your feline nutrition questions here.

Can Cats Eat Butter? The Full Facts

Technically a cat can eat butter but it is not good for them. This is because of the incredibly high levels of fat it contains. The excessive consumption of fat could potentially shorten their lifespan or cause unexpected changes in their health and their behaviour. In this guide, …

Can Cats Eat Ice Cream? How Dangerous Is It?

If you’ve seen YouTube videos of cats getting brain freeze while eating ice cream, you might be tempted to give your cat a spoonful or two. Unfortunately, all that milk and sugar could cause more than just a brain freeze! Allowing your cat to eat ice cream is …

Why Do Cats Like Fish? Everything You Need To Know

Most cats seem to love fish and it is something we often see depicted in films, books and cartoons but why do cats like fish so much? We all know cats hate water so there is little chance of them going out and catching their own fish meaning …

Can Cats Drink Tea? Find Out The Dangers

Does your cat always try to drink your tea when you leave your cup on the side? It is quite common for cats to try to lick, smell and even try to drink tea but it can be dangerous for cats, particularly if the tea has caffeine in. …

Can Cats Eat Carrots? Know The Facts

There are lots of human foods that are toxic and dangerous for cats to eat. While some of these toxic foods include certain vegetables such as potatoes, there are vegetables that are perfectly safe for cats too. Carrots are a safe and popular option for cats, small amounts …

What To Feed A Stray Cat

If you’ve noticed a hungry stray cat in your area you’re probably looking through your cupboards wondering what you can offer them to eat. The chances are you don’t have any cat food on hand so if that’s the case you can put out a bowl of fresh …

Can Cats Eat Bananas? All You Need To Know

We all know bananas as being healthy, full of nutrition and a great snack for humans but can cats eat them too? The short answer is yes, bananas are not toxic to cats so can be eaten in very small amounts. However, this doesn’t mean a cat should …

Wet Or Dry Cat Food: Which Is Better For Your Cat?

It can be difficult to decide what kind of food is best to feed your feline friend – especially since you can’t discuss their food preferences with them! The ongoing debate between wet and dry cat food can be very confusing, especially given the variety and choice that …

Can Cats Eat Tuna? Know The FULL Facts

Many cats seem to love tuna, but is it safe and healthy for them to eat? This is a very important question as tuna can only be fed to cats safely if it is offered as an occasional treat. Too much tuna or offering your cat raw tuna …

Can Cats Eat Rice? Everything You Need To Know

As with many human foods, rice is less of a ‘can they?’ and more of a ‘should they?’ type of food for cats. Technically cats can eat rice since it’s not poisonous or particularly toxic to their metabolism, but their diet cannot be constructed around it. Rice is …

Can Cats Eat Peanuts?

Cats can eat peanuts in the strict sense that they are not toxic like chocolate and other types of food, but a more important question is whether cats should be eating peanuts. It’s easy to understand that an owner might be tempted to give their feline friend a …

The Best Cat Food For Urinary Tract Health

Cats are known to be among the best pets that you can possibly have in your home. However, they are faced with a number of health problems in their daily lives. One of the commonly known problems is urinary problems. You can improve your cat’s urinary health by …

Can Cats Eat Chocolate? Everything You Need To Know

No. Cats should not eat chocolate. Ever. Chocolate contains an alkaloid from the cacao plant known as theobromine which cats (and dogs) are incapable of metabolising. An excess of theobromine will create a toxic build up which can cause liver failure, this can be fatal. What To Do …

Can Cats Eat Eggs?

Eggs are often praised for their high protein content and nutritional value so it is not uncommon for humans to consume eggs on a regular basis. However, we don’t consume eggs raw which will maybe give you a hint when determining whether or not cats can eat eggs …

Can Cats Eat Cheese? All You Need To Know

Feeding cats dairy products seems to be fairly common, maybe thanks to the classic image of cats drinking from a bowl of milk, but is milk and cheese actually good for your four-legged feline? The short answer is no, cow’s milk is not good for cats and therefore …

Can Cats Eat Bread?

As lovers of a freshly baked loaf of bread we understand the temptation for pet owners to share this delicious food with their furry friends. Before we do let’s find out if cats can eat bread and if it’s actually good for them. In short, cats can eat …

What Can My Cat Eat?

Cats can sometimes have unusual eating habits with some cats eating grass and house plants among other things! It is not uncommon for cat owners to fret about something peculiar that their cat has eaten, below we have attempted to answer some of the more common queries people …

How Much Should I Feed My Cat?

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, and over or underfeeding your feline master could lead to long-term health problems. So we put together this guide to help confused cat parents get it right. It contains everything you need to know about dietary factors, portion sizes, types of food, and caloric …