Rest in Light, Wilson

Rest in Light, Wilson

I learned recently that in the Polynesian langauge of Hawai'ian, a word for describing the relationship we have with our animals is not "owner," but kahu. The word doesn't imply ownership of property; it roughly translates as guardian or attendant. One who is...

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Long Overdue Website Refresh

Long Overdue Website Refresh

You know how in spite of your best intentions to never let that closet or drawer you spent so much time cleaning and organizing get messy again, you open it one day to see it's in overwhelming disarray again? Packed with of stuff that's either no longer relevant to...

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Barriers to Better Food Discussions with Vets

Barriers to Better Food Discussions with Vets

Those of us who are committed to feeding cats better need veterinary allies. Diet, after all, is a big thing to get wrong. It's only natural we'd turn to the presumed experts on the subject to help us sort through the choices. The results of a survey published by the...

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The Raw Feeding World and Continuous Learning

The Raw Feeding World and Continuous Learning

There are lots of smart, wonderful, and yes--sane--people out there feeding raw food to their cats. Some are vets. I learned from, and continue to learn from, many of them. Vets and lay people alike! I continue to benefit from feedback on raw feeding from website...

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No Wonder You’re Confused!

No Wonder You’re Confused!

More two decades of running this crazy little website has brought in thousands of questions and comments from many smart, concerned, and discerning site visitors. Since I began using social media as another way of getting the word out, however, the volume of questions...

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Why No Veggies?

Why No Veggies?

"Some raw diets for cats include vegetables, so why don't you use them?"  In short, because we're feeding obligate carnivores - animals that derive no meaningful nutritional benefit from plant matter. That's why you'll not find ingredients like kale or chard or other...

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