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What Treats Are Bad for Cats?

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What Treats Are Bad for Cats? Treats are important in cat life. They help cat owners to bond with a cat and encourage better behavior. However, almost half of our pet cats are overweight that puts them at a risk of many diseases. For that reason, feline experts recommend giving treats in moderate amounts. According to them, treats should not exceed 10 percent of cat overall diet. The other part of a cat’s diet should be wet healthy food. If […]

How to Feed Cat to Lose Weight?

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How to Feed Cat to Lose Weight? Obesity is a big issue in the world of cats. According to statistics, almost 50 percent of cats are obese. If we want to help them with obesity, we need to know how to feed a cat to lose weight. Many cat owners often reach for an over the counter diet, which do more harm than good. Namely, these diets are low in fat as well as in calorie. Diets that are low […]

How to Prevent Cats from Winter Weight Gain

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How to Prevent Cats from Winter Weight Gain The top thing every cat enjoys is sleeping. In the animal kingdom, cats belong to a group of animals that sleep the longest. Experts explain this long-term sleeping habit as a reflection of their hunting lifestyle. Namely, cats spend a large amount of energy through hunting activities, and that is why they need a lot of sleep and snooze. However, our pet cats do not hunt as they did in the wilderness, […]

How to Know If a Cat Is Overweight

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How to Know If a Cat Is Overweight Even though indoor cats can live longer than outdoor ones because they spend their time in safety place, it could be challenging to keep a cat fit and slim. Staying indoors does not provide a lot of stimuli that can motivate the cat to explore its environment and burn its calories. They need a lot of plays and joint activities with their owners. Their wild ancestors had hunted prey or defended themselves […]

Cats: Top 8 Tips to Lose Weight

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Why are these top 8 tips to lose weight so important? As a byproduct of our modern lifestyle, with more calorie intakes and less activity, many cats developed the same bad habits as their owners. There is no more need for an adopted cat to hunt and consequently not much action. They copied the human’s lifestyle – they eat, not only when are hungry, but also for comforting themselves under the stress. The only thing which is missing, comparing with […]