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Essential Amino Acids for your Cat

Essential Amino Acids for your Cat

Guest Post from Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty   The ingredients in your cat’s food could be more important to your cat’s health than you think. A cat’s body uses the foods he/she eats for energy and to create and replace cells within the body. Essential amino acids are critical... »

Cats and Carbs

Cats and Carbs

We read a lot about “carbs” and how much you should have in your diet. We also see lots of fad diets promoting “low carb”, or “high carb” come and go. It’s hard to keep track of how much carbohydrates is good in your diet.   It’s even harder for o... »

Do Cats Need Fat in their Diet?

Do Cats Need Fat in their Diet?

The simple answer is, of course. Just as with humans, fat provides energy or fuel and aids in the breakdown and absorption of certain fat-soluble vitamins such as Vitamin A, D, E & K. In addition, it provides a layer of insulation and protection for the internal organs. Good sources can be foun... »

SlimKitty Christmas

SlimKitty Christmas

SlimKitty and all of our SlimKitty Friends wish you a very Merry Christmas. BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

Do cats sweat?

Do cats sweat?

Most of us know that dogs don’t sweat like humans do…they release heat by panting and maybe through the sweat glands in their paws…but what about cats? I never see cats panting – do you? So does that mean they don’t sweat? Cats are pretty cool…so maybe they don... »

Nine Myths About Black Cats

Nine Myths About Black Cats

This Halloween, we thought it might be wise to help dispel some of the myths surrounding black cats or any cats for that matter. We found a great article offered by the RSPCA (UK’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) that busts nine of those myths. Here’s the cat myth... »

Dear Tabby, Why Do Cats Purr?

Dear Tabby, Why Do Cats Purr?

Do you think cats purr when they are happy and content? Well, you would be right, but they also purr when they are in pain. But WHY do cats purr, where does that sound come from?   According to Pamela Johnson Bennett, author of Why Cats Purr? .   “The theory that experts now believe ... »

Pet Obesity: The Cost of Having an Overweight Cat

Pet Obesity: The Cost of Having an Overweight Cat

Tomorrow is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day. This day was created by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) to help raise awareness of both the seriousness of and the magnitude of the pet obesity problem we have in the U.S. Pet obesity is a major problem in the U.S. According to the 20... »

Mythbuster: Cats Always Land on Their Feet

Mythbuster: Cats Always Land on Their Feet

One of our favorite features on SlimDoggy is our Mythbuster feature where we take a commonly held belief and look at the true story behind it. Today, we’re going to do the same at SlimKitty and look at whether this is true or false – Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet? Judging by this com... »

Does Dry Cat Food Really Cause Feline Diabetes? Part 1

Does Dry Cat Food Really Cause Feline Diabetes? Part 1

Guest Post from Lorie Huston from Pet Health Care Gazette.   Part 1 of a two-part article. The link between food and feline diabetes is a subject that we’ve talked about before but it keeps coming up so I think it’s a good idea to revisit the subject.   One of the concerns surrounding dry ... »

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