Tag : pet food
As mentioned in my Friday post, one of my cats was a bit under the weather recently. Now I’d like to share an important lesson I learned about owning a pet.
Both of my cats have always been very healthy and are actually quite spoiled. So I always assumed I was doing everything right with taking care of them.
Then things changed a little while ago when my cat Trip started puking. My veterinarian at the time said he was in good health and most likely just had excess fur in his digestive system. This sounded like a plausible explanation since he sheds a lot and also grooms my other cat Timmy.
As the problem continued I started looking for other causes. Online research revealed that it was apparently a fairly common thing with older cats, particularly if they have long fur. I decided to make some changes around the apartment to try to help him out:
- Switching to hairball control food and treats.
- Regularly grooming him to limit the fur he ingests.
- Leaving the balcony door open so that he can always get fresh air.
- Always putting the toilet seat down so that…