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Why Your Cat Needs a High Moisture Diet

Why Your Cat Needs a High Moisture Diet

Today’s guest post is from Robin Mudge from Playful Kitty Everyone knows that it is important for humans to stay hydrated, but what about our cats? The debate over the whether or not a dry food diet is appropriate for cats continues throughout the pet food industry. Is a high moisture diet rea... »

Mythbuster: Kitten Season Edition

Mythbuster: Kitten Season Edition

Guest Post from Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty   Kitten season has arrived in the northern hemisphere! Cute little purring bundles of joy are showing up everywhere. There are a lot of myths out there about what this really means for cats. Let’s take a look at the truth about kitten season. ... »

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... »

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... »

Urban Legends : Cats Leave Babies Breathless

Urban Legends : Cats Leave Babies Breathless

Guest Post from Robin Mudge from Playful Kitty Cats often get the short end of the stick in urban legends and myths. Over the course of human history we have associated cats with Satan himself, witches, plagues, and more. Wherever something goes unexplained, another cat myth shows up.   The Leg... »

10 Good Reasons To Keep Your Cat Indoors

10 Good Reasons To Keep Your Cat Indoors

Guest Post from Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty   1. Indoor cats live longer, healthier lives. Statistics show that indoor cats live an average of 13 – 17 years (while some live into their 20′s), while outdoor-only cats have an average life expectancy of only 5 years.   2. The threat of disea... »

Cats: Handling Hairballs

Cats: Handling Hairballs

Today we bring you a guest post from blogger Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty.   Cats love to groom themselves – sometimes even to the point of obsession. As the cat licks its fur, sometimes the little barbs on the cat’s tongue will pick up a stray strand or two. The hairs are then swallowed an the... »

Cats Weigh in on Cat Food Ingredients

Cats Weigh in on Cat Food Ingredients

Today we bring you a guest post from blogger Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty. What exactly is the best food to feed your cat? If you do a search on the internet you will see that there is a lot of debate among veterinarians about what kind of food is the best. Some say that a homemade raw diet is the o... »

5 Simple Ways to Exercise Your Cat

5 Simple Ways to Exercise Your Cat

Guest Post: Robin Mudge, Playful Kitty   Cats may sleep an average of 15 hours per day, they still need to get up and play! Exercise is as important for your cat as it is for you. It helps cats to loose weight, maintain a proper weight, strengthen muscles, improve energy levels, improve coordin... »

Spring Safety Tips for Kitties

Spring Safety Tips for Kitties

Guest Post: Playful Kitty   It’s official, spring has sprung! Well, at least technically it has. Michigan (where I am located) often takes a pass on spring and just continues winter until late May or early June 😛 Anyway, with all of the excitement of warmer temperatures and the holidays just ar... »