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Nutrition Center - Diet tips

5 Common Cat Illnesses that are Impacted by Nutrition

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A high quality, well-balanced diet is fundamental to your cat's health, but do you know why? Here are just a few illnesses commonly seen in cats that are directly affected by their diet. 1. Obesity Obesity is a nationwide epidemic...

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How Obesity is Causing Arthritis in Our Cats

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Arthritis is a common ailment affecting our pets today, especially middle-aged to senior dogs and cats. Like in people, one of the main contributors to arthritis in dogs and cats is excess weight putting stress on joints – and there is...

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How Your Cat’s Food Affects His Mood

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Nutrition has an enormous impact on the health of our pets. But have you considered how it may affect their behavior as well? Here are three ways diet can directly impact your pet's behavior. 1. Feeding Times It's no longer...

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Arthritis in Cats: Recognizing the Signs and Treating the Disease

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By Ashley Gallagher, DVM Arthritis is one of the most common ailments affecting middle aged to senior dogs and cats. It can be a source of chronic pain and negatively affect their quality of life. Also known as degenerative joint disease,...

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Cats Are What They Eat

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Nutrigenomics Research Yields New Nutritional Therapies for Pets By Jennifer Coates, DVM New research is proving the truth behind the old adage, “You are what you eat.” At its most basic level, the idea that...

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Why Your Cat's Weight Really Matters

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Weight Isn’t Just a Cosmetic Issue By Cheryl Lock According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 54% of the nation’s dogs and cats are overweight, and the founder of APOP, Ernie Ward, DVM, is really...

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Five Ways to Help Your Cat Slim Down

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How to Battle Your Cat's Bulge By Amanda Baltazar Obesity is on the rise in cats. But it’s not just the discomfort of carrying around a few extra pounds that’s the problem: Overweight cats are more likely to suffer...

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Tips for Caring for Senior Cats

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Dealing with Older Cat Health Problems By Lorie Huston, DVM It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone that a senior cat has needs that are different than those of a young cat. But how do you know when your cat is a...

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Nutrition Questions
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Q. I have been told a high protein diet could help my dogs seizures is there any truth in this please

A. Seizures can be caused by a variety of things such as epilepsy, toxicity, brain lesions...

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