Food Alergies In Cats
By Morgen Marshall
What DO cats need to eat? Generally available foods are fine most of the time, but is it really what your cat needs? Even so-called “bargain” foods seem to be OK for most cats, but some cats are more sensitive than others. There are nutritional answers to everything from hairballs, to diarrhea, to chronic urinary tract infections. What is a cat lover supposed to do in these cases?
I’ve had some trouble in this area, and I’ve found some things that work. My little Bugsy seems to be allergic to about as much as I am. She might be a foster cat, but she’s become more my cat than a foster! She started having terrible diarrhea and had to go on special food. It turns out she is allergic to grains in her food. She won’t eat meat so far, but I keep trying to tempt her.