Maria Reports FABULOUS Progress with Kitty Molly

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (05-25-2022) #0093: Maria is over-the-moon with relief and gratitude for Tracie and Dr. Mikel’s advice because Molly is a new kitty. Tracie congratulates Maria for having trusted the feedback and changed the litter box layout. They also discuss Tracie’s advice about how the highly processed carbohydrates […]

Why Kitten Food? Because Growing Babies Need It!

Why Kitten Food? Because Growing Babies Need It! Kittens need a lot of food — they need it frequently — and it should be high protein that is top quality. Growing bodies and brains need the best food you can provide. Kittens also need a high fat content in their food, and lots of moisture, […]

Does Your Dog Need a Gluten-Free Diet? (Do You?)

Does Your Dog Need a Gluten-Free Diet? (Do You?) Issues with human nutrition and digestion are not parallel to the dog’s digestive system or immune system, yet people seem to want to apply beliefs or facts about human diet trends (which are often fads!) to their pets. For example, the current attention being given to […]

Diabetes in Cats Man-Made Problem

The Expert Vet (09-14-2015) #5043: Diabetes in cats are a man-made problem. Cats have gone from the barnyard to the backyard to the bedroom — and they have gone from eating mice to eating “kitty crack,” as Tracie calls all dry cat food. Some cats are naturally at risk for diabetes — Russian Blue, Siamese […]

Cats are Eating Cindy out of House and Home

Cats are Eating Cindy out of House and Home I got this email from Cindy, who is a Cat Chat® listener, and has taken to heart my advice to feed cats wet food only, because they are obligate carnivores whose bodies don’t need or do well with carbohydrates. She wrote: “Thanks to you, over the […]

Is “Too Skinny” bad for Cat Health?

Hi Tracie! I think your advice is invaluable and have fed my cat only wet, grain-free food since I brought her home from the shelter. She is a wonderful 2 y.o. and weighs about 10 lbs. I feed her Soulistic with a few Greenies here and there, but I am worried she’s not eating enough. […]

Cats Are Not Little Dogs

It’s important when making decisions about how to feed your kitty to realize that there is not much physiologically that cats and dogs have in common — except maybe a very keen sense of smell! One of the main ways in which cats are different than dogs is in their digestive systems. Cats are obligate […]

She Switched Her Kitty to Wet Food

Leah is a first-time cat Mom who has been listening to CAT CRAZY and all the shows on the Radio Pet Lady Network every week from the very fir st show!  She listens to the podcasts as it suits her schedule better, but one of the first things she did with her new kitty Callie […]