Cats like to eat meat because they are obligated carnivores. Animal proteins are the only forms of protein that provide any nutritional benefit. It is not unusual to find a cat eating broccoli, grass or another green pla... More »

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Cats enjoy things like grooming, clawing, scratching, cat nip, sleeping, and playing with toys or other animals. While cats in general like to do certain things, favorite activities and treats can differ from cat to cat. More »

Cats are attracted to catnip because of an oil called nepetalactone. Found in the seeds, leaves and stems of the plant, the oil gives felines a blissful, happy feeling. More »

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Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning that they must primarily eat meat. Cats have trouble digesting vegetables and should only be on a meat-based diet. More »

There are a number of human foods that are safe for cats to eat, such as meat, eggs, cheese, fish and vegetables. There are also several foods that can be harmful to cats, including chocolate, raisins, avocados, onions a... More »

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Animals that only eat meat and do not supplement it with another type of food, such as vegetation, are called obligate carnivores, and examples of obligate carnivores are the various species of cats. Other animals classi... More »

Any foods specifically not made for cats can cause them problems, but the following are particularly harmful: xylitol, chocolate, raw meat, fish and alcohol, according to petMD. Older cats can also become lactose intoler... More »

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