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When it comes to caring for your cat, you need to get your information from an expert. To see what Purina’s experts have to say about cat nutrition, behavior, development, training and more, explore all our articles below.

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Wet vs Dry Cat Food list
Some cat owners prefer to feed their cats wet food. Others prefer dry kibble. Trying to decide between wet vs. dry cat food? Find out what our experts recommend when it comes to feeding your cat.
How much should I feed my cat
Knowing how much to feed your cat can help her maintain a healthy weight, but portion sizes can vary based on her age, weight, activity levels and more. Learn how to determine how much food your cat needs at each meal.
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Do cats drink water? Yes, like humans and many other animals, cats need water to survive. Many cats don’t drink as much as they should, though. Find out why they need water and how to get your own kitty to drink more.

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  • Cats are known carnivores, but what do cats eat besides cat food? Find out more about cat nutrition and what cats can and can’t eat from Purina’s experts to ensure your cat is eating a complete and balanced diet.
  • There are many ways to prepare eggs. Once fully cooked, the protein in eggs can be good for cats. But will your cat eat eggs? That’s another matter. Keep reading to see how you can prepare eggs as a treat for your cat.

  • Even though cats are carnivores, they don’t have to eat meat exclusively. In fact, cats can eat fruits like blueberries, vegetables and grains. Keep reading to learn why your cat may enjoy blueberries.

  • Kittens drink milk, but as they grow into adults, can cats continue drinking milk? Some can, but not all. Keep reading to find out if your cat can drink milk and whether it’s good for her.
  • Some cats love to be around people and other pets. Others prefer to be left alone. No matter what your cat’s temperament, you can make cat socialization a positive experience. Keep reading to learn how to introduce your cat to a new home or other four-legged family members.
  • Do you know how to tell if your cat is healthy? Healthy cat food with the proper nutrition can play an important role in the well-being of your cat, but that’s only one influential component in overall cat health.
  • Wild cats live on raw meat from their prey, so are raw food diets for cats safe? Although domestic cats can eat raw meat, that may not provide all the nutrients they need. Learn more about raw diets for cats here.
  • Wondering how much you should feed your cat each day? The total amount of food she needs depends on her age, lifestyle and more. Our experts will guide you through the process of deciding how much to feed your cat.
  • ‘Tis the season to deck the halls with lights, garland and plants. Some of those holiday plants are poisonous to dogs and cats, though. Find out which plants to avoid and the reactions they may cause in pets here.