I Think My Cat Is Going Blind. What Should I Do?

Longhaired dilute calico cat, CC-BY Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue via Flickr

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: A while ago it was brought to my attention that my cat Lily, a dilute calico, may be having difficulty seeing. After a while I decided to up the amount of taurine in her diet and that seemed to improve her mood at least — she’s always been a [...]

Review: #PawNatural Goodness from Only Natural Pet

Bella snacks on some Only Natural Pet MaxMeat Air-Dried Chicken Cat Food

A few weeks ago, I told you about an exciting new line of natural pet products from Only Natural Pet and encouraged you to make a pledge to decrease your kitty’s carbon pawprint. Today I’m reviewing a few Only Natural Pet products that can get you started on your path to greening your feline friend’s [...]

Take the #PawNatural Challenge: Go Green for Your Cat

Thomas sits on a cardboard cat step

Having been raised by hippies, I emerged from my childhood with a pretty high degree of environmental consciousness. My family was reusing and recycling long before it was cool. Whether it was using newspapers and cardboard to help start a fire in the woodstove, washing out glass jars and using them for bulk food purchases [...]

It’s Only #PawNatural To Want To Give Your Cats The Best

Belladonna sprawled upside down in a sun puddle

The esteemed and knowledgeable kitties of the Paws and Effect Gang don’t get to go outdoors and enjoy nature, but I do my best to bring nature to them in the form of a raw diet, herbal remedies, supplements and environmental enrichment. In order to do that successfully, I’ve learned a lot about what makes [...]

Why Does My Cat Fart All the Time?

Stray cat

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: My 11-week-old female kitten farts a lot. I give her wet and dry food from Royal Canin and no milk. I have had three cats in my time and none of them passed wind. I had them all from kittens, and only this onne does this. She is bright-eyed, [...]