An Important Warning To Senior Cat Owners Who Have Wood or Tile Floors

As you watch your cat get older, you’ll notice several changes from his appearance to his behavior. Age brings new memories, but it also brings a few problems. You may notice your cat being a little more careful with his movements, and having some trouble getting around the way he used to. Hard floors can make movement especially difficult, and although cats may be nimble, slipping and falling isn’t impossible. For a cat with arthritis or joint issues, it can … Read more

One Important Nutrient That Helps Your Cat’s Body Reduce Inflammation

If your cat suffers from any inflammation-related problems, such as arthritis, itchy skin, ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, or various skin diseases, then you’re probably desperate for anything that might help your kitty feel better. Luckily, there is one particular nutrient that may be lacking in your cat’s food that may help reduce inflammation. Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly found in fish oil, are a well-researched supplement for reducing inflammation. According to VCA Animal Hospital: “Fish oil supplements are among … Read more

If You’ve Noticed Your Cat Limping Or Any Stiffness, Do These 4 Things Immediately

Watching your cat age is unavoidable, but there are ways you can make their adult life as comfortable and painless as possible. Cats as young as five are at risk of developing stiffness in their joints. They gradually spend more time lying down than playing, and you might notice them walking with a limp or taking longer than usual to climb a flight of stairs. Joint health in cats is affected by diet, weight, and daily lifestyle. The cartilage that … Read more

How Omega Fatty Acids Help Cats Deal With Certain Health Issues

Many of the common ailments that plague our cats can be treated – and possibly even prevented – with proper diet and naturally sourced nutritional supplements. The Omega fatty acids -3, -6, and -9 are essential to feline health, helping kittens grow and develop, easing joint pain, soothing itchy skin, and minimizing the effects of serious internal illnesses. Omega fatty acids are best known for boosting skin and hair/coat health as well as improving the symptoms of inflammatory skin conditions like … Read more

7 Ways Cats Benefit from Krill Oil In Their Diets

Krill are tiny, shrimp-like sea creatures rich in Omega-3 fatty acids such as EPA and DHA. These vital nutrients are important for the healthy development and maintenance of many feline body systems. Krill oil is highly sustainable and therefore environmentally friendly, effectively minimizing your cat’s carbon paw-print. It has been proven to enhance feline health and wellness in the following ways. 1. Skin & Coat Health The omega fatty acids in krill oil have exceptional anti-inflammatory properties, helping to ease the … Read more

Omega Fatty Acids And How Your Kitty’s Body Uses Them

Chances are, you’ve heard of Omega Fatty Acids (including 3, 6, and 9) and their role in a healthy, balanced diet. But you may be less familiar with the concept of incorporating these essential nutrients into your kitty’s diet, too! Many cat foods claim to contain omega fatty acids, and they do; but what these companies don’t tell consumers is that most of these nutrients have been destroyed during manufacturing. This is why it’s important for pet parents to evaluate … Read more

Cat Food Companies Are Lying To Us About A Vital Nutrient Our Kitties Desperately Need

Following a slew of pet food recalls and exposé documentaries and articles, it’s no wonder that cat parents are taking a more proactive role in learning about their kitty’s diets. Unfortunately, we’ve learned that we can no longer take nutritional claims at face value; but the good news is, our awareness helps us give our feline friends the happiest, healthiest (nine!) lives possible. One essential ingredient that many cat foods claim to contain is omega-3 fatty acids. It’s true that … Read more

Looking to Reduce Shedding and Hairballs? Try this…

Is your cat a super-shedder? You may feel like your house is just made of fur at this point, the legendary Furminator has met it’s match, and your clothes are all a cotton/cat hair blend, but don’t give up hope. If you’re looking to give your brushing-hand a rest, consider giving your cat an omega fatty acid supplement. Omega fatty acids have several benefits for pets, my favorite being that they can help reduce shedding in your cat. Shedding happens … Read more

This Powerful Ingredient May Help Substantially With Your Cat’s Itchiness

Cats get dry, itchy skin for a number of reasons. They could have a food allergy, be sensitive to something in their environment, or have a skin parasite. A visual inspection of their skin may give you insight into the problem, but stopping the itch is a different story. Parasites will likely require a specific plan of attack, but if your cat has allergies, adding Omega fatty acids to their diet could be the powerful ingredient you’ve been looking for. … Read more