Natural Cat Food

There are multiple isles with multiple shelves containing multiple varieties and brands of cat food. How do you know which one is truly a health cat food? Is natural cat food best, or is organic the best? You might try to read the labels and the packaging, but if you don’t know what you’re looking for you may still feel pretty confused about what’s truly the best for your cat’s health. That’s the way I felt anyway, so I started doing more intensive research on natural cat food.

Here are some ingredients to look for and to avoid when you are shopping for a healthy or natural cat food: Continue reading

Homemade Cat Food Recipes

If you’ve decided you want to start making your own homemade organic cat food keep in mind cats need a balance of very specific nutrients in order to keep their systems running properly. If they are deficient in specific nutrients it can cause health problems. Using cat food recipes from sources you trust and adding a supplement to the food can help ensure you are feeding your cat a balanced diet and meeting all of her nutritional requirements.

One benefit of making homemade cat food is that you can find recipes to fit specific needs, for example diabetic cat food recipes or recipes to help cats with kidney problems. Making a batch of food and freezing small portions until they are needed makes this easier than it may initially sound and it can provide your cat with a nutritional whole food diet that doesn’t contain the junk that some of the conventional cat foods contain. Continue reading

Feline Arthritis

If you have any suspicions of feline arthritis in your cat pay close attention. Cats are great at hiding pain so it can be difficult to tell sometimes until the arthritis has really progressed. Because cats are so good at keeping their pain or physical limitations a secret it’s important to pay close attention to your cat and note any little changes in routine or they way they carry themselves. The earlier you can catch a feline health problem the better your chances of treatment.

Degenerative joint disease is one of the main causes of arthritis in cats. This disease occurs when Continue reading