Is your cat a finicky eater? Does he happily eat one food for weeks, only to turn his nose up at it one day? Do you have to offer a smorgasbord of selections to find something your cat will eat? A team of scientists from the U.K. and Australia recently published some fascinating research on how domestic cats choose the food they eat, and Dr. Karen Becker covered the findings in a comprehensive article titled When Your Cat “Stiffs” You on This, Here’s What She’s Really Saying.
If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Sunday, we told you about the Platinum Rule, on Monday, we featured kidney transplants for cats, including the ethical considerations of such a procedure, on Wednesday, we told you about the movie version of A Street Cat Named Bob, and on Friday, we reviewed Pam Johnson-Bennett’s newest book, Cat Wise. And don’t forget to enter the two awesome giveaways we have running this week: a Halloween-themed cat gift assortment from Georgia’s Gifts, and $250 worth of toys, treats and more from KISA KUKU!
I came across this super cool idea from Cole and Marmalade’s human Chris on how to make a cat cave using a box and a t-shirt – enjoy! And if you decide to make it for your kitties, post a photo or video on our Facebook page.
Have a great weekend!
Ingrid King is an award-winning author, former veterinary hospital manager, and veterinary journalist who is passionate about cats.