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August 18, 2022

My cat is very finicky. Is there anything I can do to make mealtime more appetizing?

Before discussing the strategies behind improving our feline friends' appetite, let's unravel the science regarding cats' uniqueness and why they are "picky" eaters compared to dogs who appear to anything – even if it isn't food! Part 1: The science behind the uniqueness of cats and their appetites Cats were domesticated more recently than dogs, […]
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