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.

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Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet?

Discover the answer to the common question 'do cats always land on their feet?' Learn the science behind your favourite feline companion's ability to flip.

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What is the Difference Between Natural and Organic Cat Food?
What is the Difference Between Natural and Organic Cat Food?
More than ever, people are seeking out natural and organic cat food options for their cats. That’s because people are more aware of unwanted ingredients in their food. There are plenty of natural and organic dry and wet cat food options on the shelves. Understanding the difference between the two can be a challenge, though. Knowing the difference will help you choose the right kind of food for your cat.
What Are Probiotics for Cats?
What Are Probiotics for Cats?
Discover the benefits of probiotics for cats. Learn how they work, their benefits, and when to give them. Find out how probiotics can help your cat stay healthy and happy.
How to Support Your Cat’s Microbiome & Gut Health
How to Support Your Cat’s Microbiome & Gut Health
Learn how to support your cat's gut health and microbiome, which is made up of a wide range of bacteria and drives digestion and supports a healthy immune system. 
Do Kittens Need Special Food
Do Kittens Need Special Food
Do kittens need special food? The short answer is yes. Quality kitten nutrition helps support their growth and development through the first year or so of their lives. Learn more about kitten nutritional requirements here.
FVRCP Vaccinations
FVRCP Vaccinations
Click here to learn more about the FVRCP vaccine for cats. Find answers to common questions about what the vaccine is and when to vaccinate.
Do Cats Ever Need Baths
Do Cats Ever Need Baths
Cats may not like water, but do they still need baths? Learn about how effective your cat’s grooming really is and when you should be bathing them yourself.
How Much Should I Feed My Cat?
How Much Should I Feed My Cat?
Wondering how much food your cat should be eating each day? Your cats age & lifestyle should be considered. Follow these steps to determine how much to feed your cat.
How Much Wet Food Should You Feed a Cat?
How Much Wet Food Should You Feed a Cat?
The Purina cat care experts know a thing or two about wet food. Learn some helpful guidelines for when, how often, and how much wet cat food to serve your feline friend.
When to Switch from Kitten Food to Cat Food
When to Switch from Kitten Food to Cat Food
Kitten food is specially formulated to meet your kitten’s unique nutritional needs. Learn when to make the switch from kitten to adult wet and dry cat food.
How Much Should I Feed My Kitten?
How Much Should I Feed My Kitten?
Choosing the right food for your kitten is an important decision. Nutrition supports her growth, development and can even affect her behaviour.
New Kitten Checklist: What Does a Kitten Need?
New Kitten Checklist: What Does a Kitten Need?
What does a kitten need in a new home? Beds, toys, litter boxes, grooming tools, food & other supplies are needed when bringing a kitten home. Read about the checklist of items your new kitten needs here.
Average Cat Weight – What is a Healthy Cat Weight?
Average Cat Weight – What is a Healthy Cat Weight?
What is an average cat weight? Learn from Purina’s experts about average cat weight and how to determine if your cat is the right size. Read tips for keeping your cat active, healthy, and happy.