Don’t be fooled by cat food labels boasting about Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs); check first to make sure the EFA source is actually bio-available to carnivores before letting yourself be too impressed.
Worrisome links to feline hyperthyroidism, vitamin E depletion, and urinary tract problems are just a few reasons to avoid feeding fish to cats.
Hone your pet food label reading skills by learning a few tricks of the trade that pet food companies use to describe the ingredients in their formulations.
Pet food labels are not very consumer-friendly, but learning even a little bit about a key concept – dry matter basis – can help you know what you DON’T know about the quality or availability of protein in a food.
A direct quote from Dr. Lisa Pierson's fantastic website. She sums it up better than I ever could. I don't think that a single cat or dog caregiver in the US is not aware of the thousands of cats and dogs that suffered tremendously and died - or have been left with...
It's good to get a little educated about "ingredient splitting" tactics on food labels. Ingredients in pet food are listed on the label in descending order by weight - and while this means you should always look for meat as a first ingredient in a diet for a...
Don’t make the mistake of assuming that canned cat foods are necessarily low in carbohydrates. Pay attention to ingredients and composition.
There’s no need to waste the egg whites when making cat food. Cook them and mix them with the food.