Archive | Nutrition in Cats


Treats-The Do’s and Don’ts!!

When it comes to rewarding our furry friends what is it you use to treat your fido or felix? With pet obesity being a real problem in this country as well as abroad it’s no surprise that many of us are guilty of spoiling our pets in the wrong way. It is key to remember […]

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Fat Cats Facts – Health advice from the experts

I am highly concerned about the rising obesity levels in cats here in the UK.  We don’t usually think of cats as being lazy, or obese. They are active free spirits.  Associated with obesity are health complications such as diabetes, heart disease, liver disease, respiratory disease and joint problems. This article attempts to unravel fact from fiction in understanding […]

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Kidney disease in cats

  The kidneys are important organs: they are involved in waste removal (urine production), control of blood pressure and even the creation of new red blood cells. There are two types of kidney disease: acute and chronic renal failure. Both can have different causes and need to be managed differently. Acute renal failure As the […]

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Feeding Cats, the Do’s and Don’ts!

Cats are adapted to a hunting lifestyle and are reliant on a totally animal based diet. This means that they are obligate (strict) carnivores and need meat and animal tissues to fulfil their nutritional needs.   Their highly specialised taste and sensory system is designed for meat and animal tissues as are their jaws, teeth and […]

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