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Cooking for your cat: how to make a balanced homemade diet

14 Jan

The following resources can help you make a balanced diet for your cat. Some of them will even help you formulate an appropriate diet for cats with health issues.

via Cooking for your cat: how to make a balanced homemade diet | The Conscious Cat.

Purina Refuses to Recall Tainted Jerky Treats in Canada

13 Jan

Purina Refuses to Recall Tainted Jerky Treats in Canada Citing Regulatory Inconsistencies

via Purina Refuses to Recall Tainted Jerky Treats in Canada Citing Regulatory Inconsistencies | Poisoned Pets | A Consumer Guide to Pet Food SafetyPoisoned Pets | A Consumer Guide to Pet Food Safety.

Chicken Jerky Recall 2013: Waggin’ Train, Canyon Creek, Milo’s Kitchen

10 Jan

Chicken Jerky Recall 2013: Waggin’ Train, Canyon Creek, Milo’s Kitchen.

Geriatric Pets Need More Protein

5 Jul

Dietary protein levels do not cause or alter the course of kidney disease. Low dietary protein only decreases the symptoms associated with kidney failure, not slow it or cure it. Geriatric pets require the same or more protein than younger animals, especially active seniors. Old pets may be special, but not with regards to protein.

via Geriatric Pets Need More Protein | petMD.

Diamond Pet Foods Hit with Class Action Suit over Salmonella Outbreak

23 Jun

Diamond Pet Foods Inc. and Costco Wholesale Corp. were slapped with a class action in New York federal court over recent massive recalls of dog food linked to a Salmonella Infantis outbreak that has sickened countless pets and at least 22 people.

via Diamond Pet Foods Hit with Class Action Suit over Salmonella Outbreak « Poisoned Pets.

Don’t force your cat to be vegan | The Conscious Cat

20 Feb

People adopt a vegan lifestyle for a variety of reasons, some of them health related, others as a conscious choice to help the planet. One of the most frequently cited reasons why people become vegan is because of a genuine concern about animal rights. There is no doubt that factory farmed animals live in abysmal conditions both prior to and during slaughter.

via Don’t force your cat to be vegan | The Conscious Cat.

Hills Tour Part 1. By-products: What’s in a name? | Pawcurious Vet Blog: With Pet Blogger and Veterinarian Dr. V

5 Dec

I want to cover a couple of things in the next few weeks that will answer questions a lot of you had for me, about how Hill’s uses animals in research and something really cool about how they used genetics research to show there isn’t a reason to make a breed specific diet, but my attention span is short so I’m not covering it all today.

via Hills Tour Part 1. By-products: What’s in a name? | Pawcurious Vet Blog: With Pet Blogger and Veterinarian Dr. V.

Shocking Documentary “Pet Food: A Dog’s Breakfast” Pulled Off the Air Mysteriously Reappears

2 Dec

A damning documentary on the pet food industry, “Pet Food: A Dog’s Breakfast”, has surfaced on YouTube, after being mysteriously cancelled from CNBC’s scheduled programing earlier this year.

 

via Shocking Documentary “Pet Food: A Dog’s Breakfast” Pulled Off the Air Mysteriously Reappears.

Additives To Avoid In Cat Food and Supplements

2 Dec

It’s a good idea to read all cat food labels carefully. If you see any of the following ingredients on the label, you might want to consider switching to a healthier brand.

via Additives To Avoid In Cat Food and Supplements | Cats & Co.

RECALL: IAMS Cat and Dog Food Recalled for Dangerous Contaminate: Aflatoxin « Poisoned Pets

30 Nov

IAMS cat and dog food has been recalled due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

via RECALL: IAMS Cat and Dog Food Recalled for Dangerous Contaminate: Aflatoxin « Poisoned Pets.

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