Health

Banana Day: Can Cats Eat Bananas?

April 21st is officially recognized as Banana Day! You’ll probably be happy to know that most cats can occasionally eat bananas without problems, but there are exceptions. Here’s what you should know about cats and bananas.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 20th

Do Cats Dream? What Do They Dream About?

Do you wonder whether cats dream? Well, the answer might surprise you. Scientists have confirmed that cats do, in fact, dream while they sleep! Here’s what you need to know about cats dreaming and what those dreams might be about.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 20th

Can Medical Marijuana Help Cats?

The idea of giving your cat marijuana may sound funny. But there’s a growing community of people who believe medical marijuana is a safe and natural alternative to veterinary drugs. Many dog parents are also touting the benefits of giving their pets cannabis. Ca

by Susan Pi
April 19th

CBD Oil For Cats: Can It Help Felines Feel Better?

More and more states are approving both the medical and recreational use of cannabis for humans. But does marijuana have any benefits for cats? Many humans use CBD for ailments like inflammation and anxiety, and pet parents are seeing similar effects for cats.

by Maggie Clancy
April 19th

Can Cats Eat Spinach? Is Spinach Safe For Cats?

The short answer is yes, cats can eat spinach. The leafy green vegetable is a great source of vitamins and minerals, along with fiber which can help out with digestion problems. But it should be noted that there are certain cats who should avoid spinach due to a few potential medical issues.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 19th

Is My Cat Too Skinny? How To Tell If Your Cat Is Underweight

Vets often cite feline obesity as a key issue to watch out for, but a cat who’s underweight can also be a cause for concern. If you suspect your cat may be losing weight too fast or that they’re underweight, then you must consult your veterinarian. Here’s what you need to know.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 16th

Can Cats Eat Oatmeal? Is Oatmeal Safe For Cats?

The short answer is yes, cats can eat oatmeal. Serving oatmeal to your cat can provide a number of positive health benefits, and oats are often used in certain commercial cat food formulas. Just make sure that you keep an eye on the amount of oatmeal you are serving to your cat and the way you cook it.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 16th

Do Cats Cry? Why Are There Tears In My Cat’s Eyes?

Can cats cry? Scientifically, the answer is no, cats don’t cry tears when they feel upset like humans do. But they still feel sadness and even grief, and they have their own ways of expressing those emotions. If you see tears in your cat’s eyes, they may have a health issue. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 16th

Can Cats Eat Salmon? Is Salmon Safe For Cats?

The short answer is yes, cats can eat salmon. In fact, there are a number of positive health benefits that come with feeding salmon to a cat; although, you will have to make sure you monitor the amount that you serve to your cat along with the way you prepare the fish.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 15th

Hairballs In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention

If you own a cat — or one owns you — you’ve almost certainly heard the hacking sounds and cleaned up the unpleasantness that accompany coughing up a hairball. While hairballs are a common malady among felines, they can occasionally be serious. Here’s what you should know.

by CatTime
April 14th

Can Cats Eat Peas? Are Peas Safe For Cats?

The short answer is yes, cats can eat peas. There are a number of health benefits that peas provide to a cat. In fact, you might have noticed that many commercial cat food brands add peas to their formulas. As always, you must ask your regular vet before sharing any human food with your beloved feline.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 12th

Can Cats Eat Ketchup? Is Ketchup Safe For Cats?

There is no short yes or no answer as to whether cats can eat ketchup safely; although, in general the answer veers more towards no. While a tiny amount of ketchup might not harm your cat, the condiment contains a few ingredients that can have more serious consequences.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 9th
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