dry cat food for cat teeth

Debunked: The Myth of Dry Cat Food for Dental Health

Toss the toothbrush and crunch crackers instead? The main premise typically perpetuated by dry cat food marketers and believers in the ability of dry food to clean cats’ teeth is completely flawed. Perhaps you’ve been told that the crunchy food will scrape plaque and tartar from your cat’s teeth. It’s an idea that is initially […]

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How to Train Your Cat to Shake Paws

Here’s how to train your cat to shake paws/hands! Supplies you’ll need: Rewards (treats are usually the best rewards!) A clicker (optional) A little bit of patience The key to training is to connect these three things: the command, the action, and the reward. If you can establish a connection in your cat’s mind between […]

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Top 7 Best Websites for Adventurous Cats

At Wildernesscat, the focus is always on adventurous cats – perhaps like yours – who embrace a lifestyle fueled by nature. Whether your cat is a backpacking outdoor explorer or simply rejects conventional food in favor of radically natural nutrition, all of our Wildernesscat Pals are definitely adventurers. If you’re thinking about starting out on […]

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raw chicken wings for cats

Wessie Reviews It: Should You Feed Your Cat Raw Chicken Wings?

Yum! Chicken wings! Total newbie to raw feeding? Experienced raw feeder looking for a fresh treat to share with your cat? Raw chicken wings are a popular choice for cats because they’re easy to acquire and the perfect size for cats to eat. But do cats really like them? And what’s the best way to […]

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cat and chipmunk prey

Killer Cats: Is it Okay to Let Your Cat do THIS?

Newsflash: cats kill other animals. By all appearances, they don’t only do this for practical purposes. Watch your cat tossing around a squeaking mouse or batting the flapping wings of a sparrow, and you’ll know what I mean. Cats get a huge kick out of torturing innocent animals to death. You know how they say […]

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cat teeth cleaning

Do I Need to Clean My Cat’s Teeth? Cat Teeth Cleaning is Important.

Taking regular care of your cat’s dental hygiene is seriously one of the best things you can do for their overall health. Periodontal disease doesn’t just cause your cat oral pain – if it gets bad enough, the disease can also affect other parts of your cat’s body. Keeping your cat’s teeth clean through diet […]

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clumping clay cat litter

Is Clumping Clay Cat Litter Bad for Cats?

Clumping clay cat litter – a healthy choice or something else? There’s a certain feeling about clumping clay cat litter floating through the natural cat care world – an indistinct sense that there’s something wrong, perhaps even sinful, about this staple cat product. At first glance, clay cat litter looks just fine. Bentonite clay is natural […]

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cat hairballs

Does My Cat Have Too Many Hairballs?

Are hairballs normal? In short, yes. Hairballs are a normal part of being a creature that naturally consumes large amounts of fur through grooming. In general, the occasional hairball is no cause for concern. Even wild cats like bobcats and lions occasionally hack up hairballs. Other mammals may also develop hairballs – cows and rabbits […]

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are probiotics good for cats

Probiotics for Cats: Are Probiotics Good for Cats?

Feline probiotics provide digestive health support and offer a natural way to keep your cat’s system running smoothly. What are Probiotics? The word probiotic is derived from the Latin “pro” – promoting and “biotic”, meaning life. If the name alone makes you think that the person who first classified these microorganisms was blown away by […]

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is dry food bad for cats

Everything You Need to Know About Dry Cat Food

Dry food is the most popular type of cat food in the US. And you should probably throw it out today. The first thing to recognize about dry food is that it doesn’t have to be the status quo of cat food. Dry food for cats has a relatively short history, catapulting from virtual nonexistence […]

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