Effects of Nutrition Choices and Lifestyle Changes on the Well-Being of Cats
Updated: May 9
CITATION: Debra L. Zoran & C. A. Tony Buffington. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association September 1, 2011, Vol. 239, No. 5, Pages 596-606
The information reported here will provide a review of the importance of diet, feeding behaviors, and environmental influences that may affect the health of cats. Various associations between some chronic diseases of cats and their diet and confined environment will be reviewed. Our objective was to help veterinarians, cat owners, and people who love cats provide optimal nutrition and a healthy environment for this wild carnivore that has been moved indoors.