Category: Food and Nutrition

Time for Your Cat To Be a Loser #spons

Time for Your Cat To Be a Loser #spons

At 12 years and 22 lbs, Tripp is a tubby tabby. And it doesn’t take a veterinarian or a PhD to help me figure that out. Over the years his swagger has morphed into a waddle. He boasts an impressive furchin*. I have to tend to his crusty butt hygiene because he can’t quite reach […]

Read More

Holistic Select: Nomilicious Cat Food for Digestive Health

Holistic Select: Nomilicious Cat Food for Digestive Health

Kittehs, would you believe me if I told you that a healthy cat food existed that was good for you AND nomilicious? Banzai, Buckaroo and Tripper recently had the opportunity to try out the Holistic Select line of cat food. It's a natural cat food that offers a complete digestive balance system so that the […]

Read More

CANIDAE® Grain Free PURE Taste Treats GIVEAWAY

CANIDAE® Grain Free PURE Taste Treats GIVEAWAY

Want a cat treat your furry friend will gobble down with fervor? One that’s not loaded with cheap grain fillers? Then grab a pack of CANIDAE Grain Free PURE Taste Treats right now! No, wait a minute. First you need to enter our CANIDAE giveaway! I recently got a pack of Chicken and of Salmon […]

Read More

Will a Little do a Little Good and a Lot Do a Lot of Good?

Will a Little do a Little Good and a Lot Do a Lot of Good?

My grandmother used to like to say, “A little will do a little good; a lot will do a lot of good.” But Grandma was wrong. Because when it comes to cat food ingredients (or your own diet, for that matter), you can get too much of a good thing. Most cats can’t read ingredient […]

Read More

4 Feline Foodie Terms Every Crazy Cat Lady Needs to Know

4 Feline Foodie Terms Every Crazy Cat Lady Needs to Know

When I was a kid, feeding the cat was easy: she got dog food and table scraps. It makes me cringe, now, to think of it, but on the consumer side, not a lot of thought went into pet nutrition at that time. A generation or two prior to that, cats were largely barnyard denizens, […]

Read More

So You Don’t Feed Your Cat Cheetos™. Is that Enough?

So You Don’t Feed Your Cat Cheetos™. Is that Enough?

As I go across the country to different pet events, a common trend I see in pet food is “natural” ingredients from trusted sources, no doubt influenced by the pet owners’ interest in their own diets being natural and responsibly sourced. A lot of us take the time to read labels on cat food as […]

Read More

Sheba is Feeding Mousebreath’s Passion in a Big Way

Sheba is Feeding Mousebreath’s Passion in a Big Way

Do you seize each day and wring as much as you can out of each precious moment — especially moments with your cats? Sometimes you have to remind yourself to back away from cat blogging and the computer and spend some quality time with your furry friends. I was disappointed when the Sheba brand of […]

Read More

Looks Have it When Selecting a New Cat

Looks Have it When Selecting a New Cat

 A recent survey by Royal Canin uncovered how cat people differ and how they select their fluffy friends. The survey revealed that more than 55 percent of cat owners rank appearance as the most important factor when choosing a cat. Interestingly, for dog owners, size matters: 62 percent consider size when choosing a dog. Royal […]

Read More

WIN a Custom Mosaic Cat Portrait!

WIN a Custom Mosaic Cat Portrait!

You can win a custom 12″X12″ mosaic cat portrait from Mousebreath! We will be giving one away every couple of weeks now through May 31st. THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THE WINNERS ARE: Entry #2174 Alasandra A. Entry #537 Orvis J. Entry #2192 Paula G. Entry #1359 T. Spaid Entry #2239 Shadow Dance Ranch Kitties Entry […]

Read More

Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ is its First New Brand Since 1968

Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ is its First New Brand Since 1968

  Hill’s Nutrition has unveiled its first new brand since 1968: Hill’s® Ideal Balance™. Listening to significant input from passionate pet owners about their ingredient preferences, Hill’s has crafted a new kibble formulation that: Has fresh chicken or natural fish as its first ingredient, Contains no corn, wheat or soy, and Is manufactured in the […]

Read More

Win contest with your cat-in-a-box photo

Win contest with your cat-in-a-box photo

What cat doesn’t love a good box? Or even a mediocre box? Felidae Cat Food is sponsoring a photo contest for cute cat in box photos. You’ve got a gazillion of those sitting around, right? All you need to do is submit an entry on the Felidae Facebook page, and you can submit as many […]

Read More

13 ways I’m gonna make a million dollars

13 ways I’m gonna make a million dollars

Last week, me an the Food Lady were invited bak to see my frends at Purina. We got to see sum sooper-seekrit behind-the-seens akshun and then we got to see the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge wich gave me a few brillyunt money-makin’ ideas that I don’t mind sharing with you cuz I’m just that kind […]

Read More

Will BACON be the next Fancy Feast flavor?

Will BACON be the next Fancy Feast flavor?

Today we got a huge treat — both literally and figuratively — by having a private lunch at the Purina Research Center. A lot of super-top-secret research goes on at the facility, and most we can’t talk about (or they’ll send us to the pound), but what we can tell you is that the chef’s […]

Read More

Pet obesity clinic opens at Tufts

Pet obesity clinic opens at Tufts

I have a cat (Tripper, above) who needs to call Jenny, so I know how hard it is for pet owners who have obese pets. It takes some time to discover the source of their extra calories. When they’re fat, they get to point at which it’s hard to get them to exercise with toys […]

Read More

Iconic Cat Jingle Returns after 16-year Cat Nap

Iconic Cat Jingle Returns after 16-year Cat Nap

Kittehs, we asked for it by name, so by pawpular demand Meow Mix is bringing back the most famous jingle in the history of catkind — “Meow, Meow, Meow, Meow” — to celebrate the launch of Meow Mix Tender Centers™ cat food. Cat lovers revealed their own tender centers in a national Meow Mix survey: […]

Read More

Trupanion Now Offers Benefits for Hill’s Rx Foods

Trupanion Now Offers Benefits for Hill’s Rx Foods

This week, Trupanion® pet insurance announced that it has entered into an agreement with Hill’s Pet Nutrition to provide a more affordable way to prompt pet owners to think about pet food as an integral part of any health and wellness program for their pets. Trupanion® will now offer coverage and/or discounts on your Trupanion […]

Read More

Feline Hyperthyroidism can be Managed without Pills, Radiation or Surgery

Feline Hyperthyroidism can be Managed without Pills, Radiation or Surgery

I don’t often get too excited about new cat food formulations, but one in recent months really made me sit up and say WOW! It’s Hill’s Nutrition’s new RX formula to combat feline hyperthyroidism: Hill’s Prescription Diet y/d. It is the safe, effective and easy way to manage thyroid health, and is clinically proven nutrition […]

Read More

Make a Black Cat Cheese Ball for Thanksgiving

Make a Black Cat Cheese Ball for Thanksgiving

If you’ve been invited to Thanksgiving dinner at Marney’s, you’re SOL, but otherwise, if you’ve been tasked with bringing an appetizer to your Thanksgiving repast, consider this Black Cat Cheese Ball. Not Thanksgivingy enough for your hosts? Well, cats DID come over on the Mayflower, so it’s entirely appropriate for Thanksgiving, the day on which […]

Read More

GIVEAWAY: Fancy Feast’s 2011 Holiday Ornament

GIVEAWAY: Fancy Feast’s 2011 Holiday Ornament

The first “Can’t Miss” event of the holiday season is Fancy Feast’s unveiling of its 2011 collector’s Christmas Holiday Ornament and giveaway. This year’s ornament is promised to be inspired by Fancy Feast’s pawpular Love Story campaign. Fancy Feast will be giving away 7,000 of the ornaments between November 28th and December 2nd. How to […]

Read More

Send Free Food to Shelter Pets with a Tweet

Send Free Food to Shelter Pets with a Tweet

Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix here. A couple of yeers ago, I vizited a bunch of kittens at the Dayton Ohio county shelter. Boy, those kittehs were all over me — I felt like Justin Beeber! Win I wuz thare, I lernd that many shelters rely upon the big pet food cumpanies like Iams and Eukanuba for […]

Read More

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers