Cat Articles

Cat Articles

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.

Featured Cat Articles
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.
If you aren’t sure how much wet food you should feed your cat, Purina’s expert nutritionists can help. Plus, they offer guidance on food safety and provide serving ideas your cat will love.
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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Learn to recognize signs of a UTI, including anxiety or straining.
Learn to recognize the symptoms of digestive distress in your cat.
Find out the essential nutrients your kitten needs to grow and develop into a healthy adult.
As a general rule, cats that are less than one year of age are considered kittens. It is important to feed your pet a kitten formula up to one year. The exception would be larger breed cats, such as the Maine Coon, which do not reach adult maturity until they are 18 months to two years of age.
If you prefer your own diet to be natural or organic, you’re probably considering feeding your cat a natural or organic cat food, too. What’s the difference between the two, though, and how do you decide which is right for your cat? Find out here.
Get information about whether organic food is safe and healthy for your cat.
Learn about the nutritional needs of your senior cat, including the benefits of a higher protein diet, and highly digestible ingredients.
Discover Purina® brand cat foods that are specially formulated for senior cats.
Discover the food your senior cat needs for a complete and balanced diet.
Diabetes is a complex disease; learn to detect the symptoms of diabetes in your cat.
Here are three quick checks you can do to assess whether your cat is the right weight.
Learn exactly what your cat needs to thrive, from water to essentials of food.