Cat Nutrition & Diet

While chubby kitties are cute, being overweight can damage their health. This cat nutrition and diet advice from expert pet specialists will help you battle the bulge and manage your cat's weight in a healthier way.

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Can Cats Eat Potatoes? Here’s What You Should Know

We love to treat our feline friends, sometimes even with scraps of what we eat (oops). But can cats eat potatoes safely? Here’s what to know before they take a bite.

Is My Cat Too Fat? Here's What an Average Cat Should Weigh

Two feline veterinarians help us understand when a cat is at a normal weight and when he might need to cut back on the snacks.

Choosing the Best Food and Treats for Your Senior Cat

Your cat's nutritional requirements will change as he ages. Thankfully, many cat foods are formulated specifically for senior cats' health needs so you can choose what's best for your feline friend.

Kitten Feeding Schedule: From Newborn to One Year

This chart shows you when, what, and how much to feed your fluffy bundle of joy. 

Is Bread Tasty or Toxic for Cats?

While bread can be a safe treat to share with your cat, it’s important to know the proper portion size to give, toxic ingredients to avoid, and how this food might fit in with your cat’s general nutrition plan.

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Blueberries: A Superfood for Humans, but What About Cats?

Blueberries are generally considered to be safe for cats to eat, but that doesn’t mean you need to add them to your pet’s diet. Follow these guidelines before sharing berries with your cat.

Can Cats Eat Bananas? 4 Keys to Feeding the Fruit to Your Cat Safely

If you’re wondering if you can feed bananas to your cat, the short answer is yes. The long answer involves a look at feline nutrition and steps you should take to keep your cat safe and healthy.

Can Cats Eat Dog Food? Know What’s Safe & What’s Not

Can cats eat dog food? Cats aren’t dogs, and their nutritional needs are different, too. So while a bite of dog food is generally considered to be safe for cats, it can’t give your feline friend all of the nutrients she needs.