In case you haven’t heard the term, “free-feeding” is when you give your cat constant access to an entire bowl of food so they can eat as much as they want, whenever they want. Typically this is done with kibble as other foods would spoil too quickly.
Texture is really important for cats. The top of their mouth, their top palette is extremely sensitive to texture. So, whatever they put in their mouth, they either recognize it as a texture they know, or they don't.
In this interview, Dr. Liz Bales talks about why HOW you feed your cat might be even more important than WHAT you feed them.
I had the pleasure to ask Marissa, the founder of the cat-centered raw feeding Instagram account @rawfedcatstagram, a few questions about herself and her advice on things like introducing raw meaty bones to your cat and ensuring your food has enough taurine. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself! What is your background and how … Continue reading Raw Feeders Discuss: Feeding Cats Raw Food
Listen to "How To Choose A Better Kibble" on Spreaker. General Tips: ALWAYS flip over the bag and read the full ingredient list. Do not rely on the front advertising panel to tell you what is in the food. Know that more expensive food does not necessarily mean that it is higher quality. Quality kibble … Continue reading How to Choose A Better Kibble
Listen to "How To Treat Diarrhea in Dogs" on Spreaker. Today I’m going to talk about some home remedies for curing your dog’s diarrhea. You probably already have some of these things in your kitchen, and I’m going to tell you about a few products I keep on hand to help my dogs get over … Continue reading Natural Cures for Your Dog’s Diarrhea
Anyone who knows me knows that I am a cleaning freak. Keeping things clean and today in a house full of dogs & cats is easier said than done. Today I'm going to share my top 5 cleaning tools that help me keep pet hair & mess under control at all times. 1. Dyson Corded … Continue reading Best Cleaning Products for Pet Owners
Listen to "Getting Picky Cats To Eat Raw" on Spreaker. So you’ve decided to feed your cats a raw food diet? Awesome. What happens when they won’t eat it? Today I’m going to give you my tips for transitioning picky cats to a species appropriate diet. 1. Temperature Matters Cats are very sensitive to the … Continue reading The SECRET to Feeding Cats Raw Food
Seventy percent (or more) of your dog's immune system is housed in their gastrointestinal tract, therefore, keeping it healthy is essential to your pet's well-being. Leaky gut is difficult to diagnose because it involves trauma to the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract. Unlike an external injury, leaky gut is best diagnosed through its symptoms which … Continue reading Leaky Gut
Food sensitivities are commonly mislabelled "allergies, " but allergies and sensitivities actually elicit very different responses from the immune system. Food allergies are "quite rare" according to Dr. Jean Dodds, and a true food allergy will "reflect a more immediate immunological response" (source). Anaphylaxis is often the result of an allergic response. An allergen (e.g., bee … Continue reading Food Allergies & Your Pet