Entries by petoadmin

Nutrition for Skin and Coat

The condition of your cat’s skin is an indication of overall health. There are a wide range of causes for scratching or excessive licking, from external parasites and allergies to seasonal changes and stress. What Are Some Symptoms of Skin Problems in Cats? Constant scratching, licking and chewing at the skin, especially around the head […]

Senior Cat Nutrition

As cats get older, their nutritional needs begin to change. Choosing the right food can relieve many of the symptoms of ageing and keep your cat fit and healthy for years to come. Getting older usually results in a slower metabolism, and less mobility. Older cats are more prone to putting on weight, which can […]

Picky Eaters

Cats will often eat the same food for years and then suddenly refuse to eat the food they loved yesterday. Others find their cat rejects everything except one brand and will eat only one flavour. There are a few steps that can be taken to ensure your fussy cat eats. Generally, picky eating stems from […]

Nutrition For Joint Health

Cats get sore joints, along with arthritis. Joint pain is caused by inflammation around the joint causing the cartilage to wear down. Many ingredients can help ease this process and reduce the pain. Signs that your cat may be suffering from joint pain include: Sleeping more than usual Trouble jumping up on things, or using […]

Nutrition for Digestive Health

For cats with sensitive stomachs, loose stools, vomiting and diarrhoea can present with the slightest provocation. All of these things can happen naturally and are often due to hairballs, but when it is happening frequently, there is cause for concern. Although most of these issues can be put down to food sensitivity, different cats will […]

Nutrition for Dental Health

Constantly foul breath is a sign of tooth decay, which can lead to many different issues, including heart, liver and kidney disease. Bad teeth can also make it difficult for your cat to eat. Luckily, choosing a food designed for oral care is one of the easiest ways to make sure your pet has clean […]

Food for Urinary Health

Bladder and urinary tract infections are unfortunately, very common in cats. In milder forms, cats make frequent trips to the litter box, usually passing small amounts of urine. Blood may be seen in the urine. Some cats start to relive themselves in areas outside the litter box, particularly if they begin to associate the litter […]

Food for Managing Hairballs

Your cats’ natural instinct to preen and groom means they swallow lots of hair. Small amounts will pass through the digestive system, but if a lot of hair is swallowed, it can become entangled in the stomach and form a ball. This hairball is then vomited from the cat. Choosing a food specifically designed for […]

Weight Management

One in three cats is considered overweight. Sadly this can lead to many health issues, including heart and respiratory problems, diabetes and arthritis. Weight control foods have a restricted amount of calories and fat, whilst maintaining the right amounts of protein, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and fibre to help keep them feeling full. This means […]

Changing Diet

There are many reasons to change a cats diet, including hairball control, allergies, age, oral care or because they have decided they no longer like the food they used to love. Changing a diet too quickly can cause digestive issues, especially if they have eaten the same thing for a long time. There are ways […]