Eureka! Vegan pet food saves planet Earth

Plant-based diet for dogs and cats would be transformative for the world

This is a remarkable study but one that was due to happen as it is now possible to make nutritionally complete and balanced vegan pet food both for dogs and cats. Yes, put aside the notion that cats have to eat processed, sterilized, diseased meat from livestock and road kill and think vegan diet. …

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Pets versus Jets in respect of global warming?

Pets versus Jets in respect of global warming?

It’s quite a catchy title, isn’t it? Pets versus jets. The Paw Post coined it. It encapsulates the discussion about whether keeping dogs is more damaging to the environment than the average private jet customer who apparently is responsible for 3.3 tons of carbon dioxide emitted into the environment per year. In contrast, the …

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Corvid family of birds like to eat waste wet cat food

Corvid birds like to eat waste wet cat food

The corvid family of birds includes the following species: crows, ravens, rooks, magpies, jackdaws, jays, treepies, choughs, and nutcrackers. They are omnivore generalists eating: invertebrates, nestlings, small mammals, berries, fruits, seeds, and carrion. They have adapted to the human environment and “have come to rely on human food sources”. They eat anthropogenic (human) foods, such as: bread, …

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Domestic cat predatory behaviour linked to hunger, prey size and personality

Domestic cat predation behaviour is dependent of 3 factors: personality, hunger and prey size

It is commonly said that hunger does not dictate whether a domestic cat engages in predatory behaviour as domestic cats instinctively hunt and this desire is not influenced by whether they are hungry or not. However, the picture is more nuanced than that according to the findings of a study which was published along …

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If you are vegan and a cat owner and refuse to give your cat meat you should do this.

A bowl designed to avoid cat whisker fatigue

On social media, a user asked what food they could give their “vegan cat” because they refuse to feed their cat anything non-vegan because they don’t eat such products in their home. The person refused to change their ways. And on social media that person was heavily criticised. Everybody criticised them and they threw …

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When to know your cat is asking for food you don’t have

Cat meowing for food you don't have

This is a little thought that might help one of two people. Nothing startling but it has just happened to me and I am sure that it happens to many other cat caregivers. Scenario – habits You give your cat a treat at the same every day when the treat is available. In my …

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Should I give my cat food after vomiting?

Should I feed my cat after she has vomited?

The answer to the question depends upon whether your cat is regurgitating or vomiting and the kind of vomiting which is taking place. Regurgitation needs to be differentiated from vomiting so we can get that out of the way first. This topic is veterinarian’s work but cat caregivers need to have some knowledge about …

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