Feline Nutrition

Cats Are Obligate Carnivores. Feed Them Accordingly


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Animals are classified as three different types of eaters: herbivores, carnivores and omnivores. Carnivores eat a meat-based diet while herbivores eat a plant-based diet. Omnivores eat both meat and plants. Cats are obligate carnivores, which means they need meat not just to survive, but to thrive.Continue Reading

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How Much Should I Feed My Cat?


“How much should I feed my cat?” is a question I’m frequently asked, and the answer isn’t as simple as it would seem. Even though every can and bag of cat food provides feeding instructions, they’re pretty much useless.Continue Reading

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6 Types of Cat Food (Ranked From Best to Worst)


If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I’m passionate about species-appropriate nutrition for cats. Cats are obligate carnivores, and they need meat not only to survive, but to thrive. You can find many of the articles I’ve written about this topic in the Feline Nutrition section right here on this site. I also provide one-on-one consultations if you need help with transitioning your cat to a healthier diet.

You can find my recommendations of what to feed your cat here.Continue Reading

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Make Mealtime Peaceful for Your Cat


Mealtime for your cat should be a happy, relaxed experience. Your cat shouldn’t have to worry about whether she can eat in peace. This can be challenging in multicat households, especially if cats eat at different speeds, require different diets, or one of the cats is a “food bully.”Continue Reading

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Jackson Galaxy’s The Food, The Bad & The Ugly: A Three-Part Series on Feline Nutrition


If you’ve followed The Conscious Cat for any length of time, you already know that we’re passionate about species-appropriate nutrition. Cats are obligate carnivores, and they need meat not only to survive, but to thrive. Continue Reading

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7 Ways to Treat Your Cats Like Royalty


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Being treated like royalty comes naturally to cats. Most of us have been trained by our feline family  members to be their loyal servants and cater to their every whim. If there’s ever a question about who’s really in charge, cats are quick to remind us that it’s certainly not us!Continue Reading

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Review: NomNomNow Full Spectrum Probiotic for Cats


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I consider probiotics one of the most important supplements for cats. They are crucial to promoting good intestinal health. A healthy gut is critical for a strong immune system, healthy body weight and composition, and even mental health, and minimizes the risk for numerous diseases, including diabetes and cancer. Continue Reading

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Review: Longevity Raw Pet Food


Longevity Raw Pet Food is created by Dr. Buchoff, a holistic veterinarian in Little Falls, NJ. After more than three decades of practicing both conventional and holistic medicine, Dr. B formulated Longevity to help support the immune systems of his patients.Continue Reading

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