cat nutrition

An orange tabby cat eating from a white plate.

Can Cats Eat…

Caitlin Dempsey

Small amounts of certain non-meat foods can be a healthy addition to a cat's mostly meat-based diet.

A gray tabby cat smelling an olive sitting on a dark brown surface.

Why Some Cats are Obsessed with Olives

Caitlin Dempsey

Some cats are attracted to a chemical compound in olives that is similar to catnip.

A black cat eating from a metal pet food bowl on a light wooden floor in front of a white legged chair.

Why Cats Shouldn’t be on a Vegetarian Diet

Julianna Rokusek

Cats are hypercarnivores who require a meat-based diet high in protein.

An orange tabby cat eating treats from a white dish.

Cats Don’t Have a Sweet Tooth

Caitlin Dempsey

Cats, including the domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus), are believed to be the only animal that is unable to taste sweetness.