Why Do Cats Need Meat in Their Diet?

Why Do Cats Need Meat in Their Diet?

Unlike dogs, cats have not evolved to be able to handle starchy carbs in their diet. Rather, cats are obligate carnivores, meaning they must eat meat to survive. Here are three reasons why your cat needs meat in her diet. #1: Cats cannot be vegetarians With only foods...
Keeping Pets Safe in the Winter

Keeping Pets Safe in the Winter

We’re getting cooler temperatures around Cape Carteret already, even though the winter officially begins December 21. As the temperatures drop, keep these tips in mind to protect your furry companions from the cold. Groom properly. During the winter months, let...
Halloween with Your Pets

Halloween with Your Pets

No matter how you’re choosing to spend this Halloween—donning costumes, answering the door to greet trick-or-treaters, or escorting your kids (or nieces and nephews) through the neighborhood—you might be considering how to involve your pets. While some pets will...