We all like to see our cats happy, and it's exciting to give them something outside their usual diet. Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile in Spokane, WA offers a wide range of tasty and nourishing treats for your pet. Our knowledgeable staff will help you decide on the appropriate treats to ensure your feline friend is healthy and happy.
Tips for Giving Cat Treats
There's no alternative to a regular diet of premium cat food. Don't replace meals with treats. Snacks should be a tiny part of their diet.
Be careful about giving them human food. It may be good for you, but it's not always good for cats. Our digestive systems and theirs aren't the same. While some foods, such as chicken, are helpful for both of us, cats require a different combination of amino acids, vitamins, and minerals. Fortunately, Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile has many tasty snacks produced especially to complete our cats diet.
Don't feed them from the table or support begging.
Offer a range. You don't always have the same snack, so why should your cat? There are crunchy treats and semi-soft treats. There are flavors cats love such as chicken, fish, and liver. Try to find a few that your favorite feline prefers.
Use treats as a reward, especially after they've shown patience while being brushed, having their nails trimmed, or taking medicine. Many people have even had success teaching their kitties with treats!
If you have questions, ask us! Cat treat labels aren't subject to the same thoroughness as labels on ordinary cat food, and it's sometimes hard to tell the rewards of one treat versus another. Every cat has different requirements, and we can recommend delicious and tempting snacks that are best for your pet.
In Spokane, WA, Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile isn't just the place to get cat treats. We cater to all of your pet care needs. Drop in our store or call us at (509) 443-9663. We look forward to answering your questions and helping you choose the very best of everything for your pets.