Dear Tabby

Dear Tabby: Should I Declaw my Cat?

Dear Tabby: Should I Declaw my Cat?

Dear Tabby,   My cat scratches me all the time, sometimes even breaking the skin. She started to go after the furniture too – what should I do? Declaw her?   Cat Scratch Mama     Dear Mama,   Declawing is a serious procedure. It is known as Onychectomy, and is an opera... »

Dear Tabby: Can my Cat Live on Dog Food?

Dear Tabby: Can my Cat Live on Dog Food?

Dear Tabby,   I live on a limited budget and have three dogs and a cat. I hate having to buy dog food AND cat food. Can’t my cat just eat the dog food?   Thrifty Cat Owner   Dear Thrifty,   While you might think it’s a good economical move to feed your cat the dog foo... »

Do Cats Smile?

Do Cats Smile?

Dear Tabby, We always see lots of posts about dogs smiling or laughing. But what about cats – do they smile?   Smiler   Dear Smiler, Good question. Since we don’t have a lot of experience with cats, we looked to the internet for some evidence. We found a lot of Grumpy Cats̷... »

Dear Tabby: Is My Cat Fat?

Dear Tabby: Is My Cat Fat?

Dear Tabby, I have a 4 year old cat that we rescued about 2 years ago. She’s a sweet cat, named Sarah, but I think she is overweight. We’ve never had cats before, but my aunt did and she would just put a big bowl of food out for her cats everyday. We do that for Sarah, but she eats it al... »

Dear Tabby: Helping Bert

Dear Tabby: Helping Bert

Over at SlimDoggy we have Dear Labby for all our food, fitness, training and weight management questions. Here at SlimKitty, we have Dear Tabby to provide the same advice, from a cat’s point of view. Dear Tabby’s first challenge is to provide some weight management tips to Bert, our food... »