26 Jun '11, 5pm

Study Confirms Cats Prefer High Protein Diet | Care2 Healthy ...: The results of this study are extremely exciti...

Study Confirms Cats Prefer High Protein Diet | Care2 Healthy ...: The results of this study are extremely exciti...

According to its authors, the Geometric analysis of macronutrient selection in adult domestic cats , Felis Catus is the most extensive study of macronutrient regulation ever conducted on any carnivore. The results of this study are extremely exciting, but not surprising to those of us who understand the importance of providing species-appropriate animal food to companion animals. The study was conducted to determine if adult domesticated cats, given a choice, deliberately select food that is biologically appropriate for them (similar to the prey they would hunt and eat if they lived in the wild). From the study: Most domestic cats are fed commercial pet foods by their owners. Some of these products are moist and others are based on a dry formulation. As well as differing in water content and texture, there are macronutritional differences between wet and dry commercial foo...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/largest-study-ever-confi...

Tweets

Why Cats Play With Water

Why Cats Play With Water

care2.com 27 Jun '11, 9pm

In spite of their reputation for tolerating only dry land, many cats are actually water lovers. Some like to play in stand...

Study: Weight Depends on the Quality of Your Di...

treehugger.com 26 Jun '11, 12pm

A new extensive study outlined the best and worst foods for a healthy body weight. Potato chips, it turns out are the wors...

More reason to eat right. Study: Weight Depends...

treehugger.com 26 Jun '11, 12pm

A new extensive study outlined the best and worst foods for a healthy body weight. Potato chips, it turns out are the wors...

Study: Weight Depends on the Quality of Your Di...

treehugger.com 26 Jun '11, 12pm

A new extensive study outlined the best and worst foods for a healthy body weight. Potato chips, it turns out are the wors...

Can humans & cats get along? The start of a mor...

todayonline.com 25 Jun '11, 9pm

In the past week, Mr K Shanmugam says, he has gotten "an overwhelming number of emails, posts on my Facebook Wall and lett...

Aromatherapy for Cats

Aromatherapy for Cats

care2.com 24 Jun '11, 5pm

The subtle use of aromatherapy can enhance all healing therapies. Scent has been used by humans for millennia, documented ...

Study Confirms: Plant-Based Diet Decreases Childhood Obesity - Planet Green

Study Confirms: Plant-Based Diet Decreases Chil...

planetgreen.discovery.com 28 Jun '11, 4pm

in this country but it often seems like too little too late considering that if massive changes aren't made than our natio...

Red Pepper Hummus | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 9pm

The key to this recipe is blending the ingredients for at least five minutes, which will create a creamy and wonderful tex...

Girl Discovers The Importance Of Eating Organic | Care2 Healthy

Girl Discovers The Importance Of Eating Organic...

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 4pm

A young girl named Elise, made a remarkable discovery during a simple science experiment. She wanted to see how long it wo...

Grass: What Cows Want to Eat | Care2 Causes

Grass: What Cows Want to Eat | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Jun '11, 11pm

NOTE: This is a guest post from Rob Moir, director of the Ocean River Institute . I am alarmed by greenhouse gas build-up ...

Get a Bikini Wax, Support Cancer Research? | Care2 Healthy & Green ...: Men get Movember, now women get Julyna,

Get a Bikini Wax, Support Cancer Research? | Ca...

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 8pm

This past November (or, ahem, Movember), nearly 500,000 men across the world grew mustaches to raise money and awareness f...

Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

care2.com 08 Jul '11, 4pm

How often have you seen your cat happily chewing on blades of fresh green grass, and wondered why? You dish up the choices...

The Anti-Plastic Fantastic Episode | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

The Anti-Plastic Fantastic Episode | Care2 Heal...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 9pm

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime – Podcast here! How do you interact with plastic...

Wellness By Numbers:

Wellness By Numbers:

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 3pm

In this article , which I recently stumbled upon, John Robbins celebrates the success of a woman named Natala, who lost 20...

Weird Cure for Anxiety & Jet Lag | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Weird Cure for Anxiety & Jet Lag | Care2 Health...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 4pm

More than a display case to show off your favorite pair of chandelier earrings , your ear lobe, and the many crevices that...