Tag Archives: Cat food

Why a healthy, balanced diet is important for your feline friend

Stop a moment and consider your own diet. If you don’t eat a healthy, balanced one your body won’t get the important vitamins and minerals it needs to stay healthy. For example, if you don’t get enough iron in your ...

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Q & A: Skinny cat

Q: What could be wrong if my cat stops eating? A: Should this problem continue for longer than 24 hours, it can become a life-threatening medical problem. Anorexia in cats can develop due to a single reason or a combination ...

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What human food do to our pets’ bodies

A rather amusing little scenario played out in my house a while ago. While preparing dinner, I dropped a cooked brussels sprout. My Chihuahua ran at lightning speed to grab it before I could pick it up. And, seeing the ...

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Newsflash! Free cat food

Have you received your free sample of Bon Appétit cat food with the September issue of Animaltalk magazine yet? If you haven’t, hurry and get your September copy from leading supermarkets now, or go to www.coolmags.co.za. The October issue will ...

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10 Feline feeding mistakes

Even when it comes to feeding ouselves, we make plenty of mistakes! We eat too much, or too little, we eat things that are bad for us and we sometimes neglect our water intake. It’s a little wonder that we ...

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Is cat kibble complete and balanced?

When you consider balanced nutrition for cats, you probably think of protein. While cats do require protein as the major component of their diets, protein is only one aspect of a balanced diet for felines. “A ‘balanced and complete’ diet ...

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Differences between expensive and less costly brands

With so many types of pet food available on the market, it can be daunting to choose a specific food for your beloved pet. Not only can you choose from different brands in the pet shop and vet shop, but ...

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What is cat kibble made of?

When you consider balanced nutrition for cats, you probably think of protein. While cats do require protein as the major component of their diets, protein is only one aspect of a balanced diet for felines. “A ‘balanced and complete’ diet ...

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6 Tips for keeping pet food fresh

As responsible pet owners, we put a lot of thought into our dogs’ food. We do research and do our best to buy our pets the food that we think will be of most benefit to them. But have you ...

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Human food for pets: the good and the bad

We are often advised not to share our food with our pet. But, are there human foods that our pets can benefit from? Dr Anne Fraser of the Ladybrand Dierekliniek gave us a breakdown of the effects of certain human ...

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