Dog & Cat Articles with Advice from Our Experts

Four Purina experts

Whether you have a dog, cat or both, our experts are here with all the information and tips you need. We use our Purina expertise to cover topics like dog and cat health, nutrition, behavior, training and more. 

Dog & Cat Articles on Advancements in Pet Nutrition

Girl snuggling cat on couch with parent in background
Managing Cat Allergens

Cat allergens can limit people’s interactions with cats. Thanks to the research and innovation of Purina scientists, we’ve found a way to safely reduce active levels of the major cat allergen found in cats’ saliva. 

Man walking on trail with dog
Recycling Purina Packaging

Over 80 percent of Purina products are packaged with recyclable materials. Help us leave behind a cleaner planet for future generations by recycling our packaging. 

Explore Topics Related to Dog & Cat Information

View

Cats mean so much to us. As our beloved pets, they provide us with a great deal of joy and fulfillment. And we do everything we can to make sure they’re living extraordinary lives. 

It’s easy to forget that in addition to being our entertaining and loving pets, our cats are also incredible athletes with fascinating anatomies. By taking a closer look at our cats’ bodies, we can appreciate their extraordinary nature even more.

In terms of development, the first year of a cat’s life is equal to the first 15 years of a human life. After its second year, a cat is 25 in human years. And after that, each year of a cat’s life is equal to about 7 human years. and more!
Nutrition is an important part of kitten care. See 7 tips on how to feed kittens that are weaning from nursing to dry or wet kitten food.
For a mother cat, knowing when to wean a kitten is instinctive and natural. For a cat person, knowing when to start weaning kittens can help the process.
Learn all the ways cats help people overcome stressful and traumatic life events
From dish location to feeding schedule, make sure your kitten is well fed
Strange but true — cats sometimes can predict when their owner's will have a seizure
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.
At Purina, we go to great lengths to meet rigorous quality and safety standards. We bring in experts. We advance technology. We check everything that goes into making your pet’s food thousands of times.
Find out what experts learned after traveling to South Africa to research what the domestic cat has in common with the African Wildcat.
Kittens have special nutritional needs in early life. Learn about how to feed your kitten, what type of food to feed, and the frequency of feedings.