Food

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 ... »

Ingredients: Pet Food Labels Explained Part 2

Ingredients: Pet Food Labels Explained Part 2

Guest Post from Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty   What is really in your pet’s food? No matter what you personal pet food philosophy is, it is important to know what you’re buying. In the first part of this series (Pet Food Labels Explained Part 1), I explained what you can know about your pet’s f... »

Pet Food Labels Explained Part 1

Pet Food Labels Explained Part 1

Guest Post from Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty   Pet food labels can be really confusing. With all of the government regulations you would think that it would be as easy as reading a human food label, but it isn’t. How can you choose a good food for your pet? This post is the first of 2 posts tha... »

How two lifelong, committed dog people – and their three dogs – ended up with a cat named Newt

How two lifelong, committed dog people – and their three dogs – ended up with a cat named Newt

Guest Post from Maggie Marton author of OhMyDogBlog.com.   My husband, John, spent most of his life afraid of cats. When he took a job in Louisiana, he moved down months before I could follow with our three dogs. He found an apartment, settled in, and started his new job.   Then, one night... »

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... »

Meet Beamer, my food-obsessed cat

Meet Beamer, my food-obsessed cat

Guest Post from Linday Stordahl of ThatMutt.com   My cat Beamer is a complete psycho around food. When there’s food around, his heart rate goes up and he becomes fixated the way my Lab mix gets around a tennis ball. Beamer will do really stupid and risky things for food like charging right up t... »

SlimKitty Mythbuster

SlimKitty Mythbuster

Today we are bringing one of our reader’s favorite SlimDoggy features to SlimKitty: MYTHBUSTERS! This special feature is where we take a commonly held belief about a cat nutritional need, behavior or training method and find the REAL facts. Is it true or is it MYTH?   Today’s SlimKi... »

My Cats are Fat, Picky and Addicted to Kitty Crack

My Cats are Fat, Picky and Addicted to Kitty Crack

Guest post by Kimberly Gauthier from Keep The Tail Wagging.   I’m a dog mom. I talk “dog” so much that many people don’t know that I have cats too.   Jaffrey and Cosmo. They’re 11 and 9 this summer and the easiest cats in the world. The only thing they demand is a daily ear, be... »

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... »

SlimKitty Friend: Samantha Part 2 – Losing Weight

SlimKitty Friend: Samantha Part 2 – Losing Weight

Note from Editor: We are adding Samantha’s story to the FitDog Friday Blog Hop today…yes we know it’s about a cat, not a dog, but it’s about getting your cat fit and part of the solution is a dog – so we made an editorial decision that it “fits” in FitDog Fr... »

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