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What to look for in automatic cat dry food feeders

I purchased an automatic cat feeder a few years ago, but it malfunctioned within a year. I ended up throwing it away. Now I have to buy two of these things, and my budget is $40 each. I've found many ...
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Non prescription replacement for Royal Canin Fibre Response

Question I would like to try transitioning my cat off of Royal Canin Fibre Response and on to something non prescription that will work with his chronic constipation. It works for my cat - but it's ...
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How to make my cats eat in a new house?

I just moved to a new house, and it has been about two days that I haven't seen my cats eating anything. When I give them food, they start to bury it as if it was poop even though it is the same food ...
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My cat only likes dry food or the sauce of wet food. How can i make her eat the wet food?

My cat is about 2-3 years old (she’s a rescue) and until now she’s only had dry (complete) food because the shelter mom said she doesn’t like wet food. But since i have some wet food left from my ...
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My cat is in pain when eating and even from drinking

So for about 2 months we had noticed that my male cat would jump away from his bowl and act like something was stack in his teeth. We assumed at first that it was due to the dry kibbles he really like ...
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How to ensure proper food for a stray or feral cat after neutering?

I live in a city with lots of stray and feral cats. Very close to where I live there are a couple of kittens (~ 4-5 months and ~ 2-month year old). My wife and I already rescued a cat a couple of ...
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Why do cats love milk even though they are lactose intolerant

It is known that older kittens and adult cats are usually lactose intolerant. Yet almost all (except just 1) of the cats I've known/had love milk and will steal milk products. And they all get smelly ...
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My cats are driving me crazy

We have 2 cat; Nissan (F,10yo), and Precious (F,1yo). Nissan is fairly antisocial, but non-aggressive, she mainly lives in our bedroom and we keep a food bowl there for her, she uses a litter box, but ...
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What are some Household foods to mix with medicine?

Trying to give some feral cats dewormer medication, and need something that a feral cat will love to eat. One cat liked yogurt, but not so much another one. Anything that all cats adore and is cheap ...
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Which date is the expiration date of this Felix cat food?

Felix beef in jelly is my cat's favorite food and she always prefers it to all other types of cat food. Here's an image of the product in question: However, she threw up all of her last meal and was ...
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Is senior cat food OK for my young cat? [duplicate]

I have two cats, one three years old and the other 13. I want to change the older cat to eating an expensive cat food for senior cats; both cats eat from the same bowl. Is it okay for the young cat to ...
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How can I temporarily feed two cats in Beijing before their food arrives by post?

I find myself unexpectedly catsitting in Beijing, and I'm out of cat food (I'm brand new to this). Yesterday, I assumed I could just go to a random store and buy some cat food, but it doesn't seem ...
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Will my cat be okay eating food that might be dirty?

Our full container of cat food got knocked over and we had to spend ages getting it all back in. After doing this, I see there’s hair/fluff/etc. I’ve tried to take bits out, but I’m worried if she ...
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Is it common to feed cats only 1 brand/flavor of canned/dry food for their live?

I was wondering what the general consensus here is. Do people tend to feed their cats a single brand/flavor of dry/wet food, or is it usually recommended to switch between flavours to give them some ...
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How to get kitten used to wet food (transition from BARF)?

TL;DR at bottom. I've been posting a lot lately, as I've gotten a new kitten. I'm told by the previous owner, that she is used to dry food and BARF, apparently. A week or so after bringing her home, I ...
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What are the effects of sugar in cat food?

Upon the recent blood test, my cat's blood glucose is off the chart and I suspect the added sugar to my cat food is the culprit. He is only 6 years old. Out of curiosity, I checked some popular cat ...
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Which of the following contains low fibre? [closed]

wet cat food or dry cat food. I need this information to better feed my lactating mother cat.
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What is the suitable diet for Feline Urethral Obstruction?

My male cat had just a little operation to remove a 'crystal' which blocked him from peeing. After that the vet nurse advised me to strictly cut any food apart from certain Virbac dry food brand ...
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Should cats eat fruit?

My cat has only ever eaten protein and fat, from meat, fish and some canned foods. Suddenly today I saw him eating watermelon. Do you think I should feed it to him?
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