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Nutrition Center - Diet tips

Is Being a Fat Cat Really So Bad?

Filed Under Nutrition

By Ken Tudor, DVM Feeding the overweight cat is simultaneouslyboth the easiest and the most complex of tasks. With few exceptions—like theMaine Coonat the large end and the emaciated lookingSiameseat the small end—the ideal...

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Is Your Cat Always Hungry, or Obsessed?

Filed Under NutritionNuggets-Cats

My cat, Victoria, is going bonkers. I just changed the type of canned food I’m giving herand she obviously loves it. After she’s eaten a mealshe simultaneously meows and licks her lips, producing an odd, garbled sound. It seems to...

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How Much Should I Feed My Cat?

Filed Under NutritionNuggets-Cats

Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to how much food your cat needs. How much a cat needs to eat depends on a variety of factors, including size, age, metabolic rate, the amount it exercises, and even environmental temperatures. In...

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Obesity in Cats and How to Put a Cat on a Diet

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Ever wonder what to do about your overweight cat? Overweight and actually obese cats outnumber cats of normal weight and are being seen more and more commonly by veterinarians for various disorders. In fact, obesity in cats can predispose the...

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Choosing the Best Feeding Method for Your Cat

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Nurturing a cat is not always as easy at it looks from the outside. Suddenly, you find yourself in the cat isle fretting over collars, shampoos, treats... And once you have finally picked the right food, you have to decide which method of feeding...

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