Allen, pondering the raw fed cat controversy.Scientific Studies, Publications and Books

Click to find a list of pertinent and interesting peer-reviewed scientific studies and publications (with links to abstracts and full texts where available).

Click to find a list of books and online blogs I find interesting and informative.

 


The following sites are presented for your additional reading and research pleasure. These are independent organizations not affiliated with CatCentric, and I do not necessarily agree with everything they have to say (but you can bet I agree with a lot of it!).

Nutrition and Raw Feeding / Care and Health / Behavior and Psychology /

Animal Welfare and Advocacy / News and Product Safety /

Canine Raw-Feeding

 


Nutrition and Raw Feeding

Feline Nutrition Education Society: Feline health and nutrition information – including a question and answer feature – with an emphasis on raw feeding from a collection of veterinarians, feline nutritionists, and other experts and advocates. Includes legislative and outreach efforts.

Little Big Cat: Holistic feline health, nutrition, and behavior information from veterinarian Dr. Jean Hofve and feline behavior expert Jackson Galaxy.

Cat Info: Extensive feline nutrition information and related health articles from veterinarian Dr. Lisa A. Pierson, with a focus on the harmful affects of kibble diets as well as urinary tract health.

 


Care and Health

Little Big Cat: Holistic feline health, nutrition, and behavior information from veterinarian Dr. Jean Hofve and feline behavior expert Jackson Galaxy.

Your Diabetic Cat: Written by veterinarian Dr. Elizabeth M. Hodgkins.

 


Behavior and Psychology

Little Big Cat: Holistic feline health, nutrition, and behavior information from veterinarian Dr. Jean Hofve and feline behavior expert Jackson Galaxy.

 


Animal Welfare and Advocacy

No Kill Advocacy Center and Nathan Winograd

The Paw Project, Declawing – Technical Facts and Pro-claw Veterinarians

Alley Cat Allies and Stray Pet Advocacy

Animal Law Coalition

 


News and Product Safety

Veterinarian Information Network News: The latest and most pertinent news in over two dozen categories; includes a Drug and Food Recall Center.

FDA Product Safety & Recalls: Includes links for reporting pet food and drug complaints.

Centers for Disease Control; Salmonella and Centers for Disease Control; E. coli: Symptoms and recent human outbreaks of Salmonella and E. coli poisonings, including those traced to pet foods.

eFood Alert: Provides food safety information to readers in more than 190 countries.

The Truth About Pet Food: Dedicated to shedding light on shoddy pet food industry practices and affecting a higher level of product quality. Includes detailed reports on dozens of foods and a frequently updated blog discussing relevant news and regulation events.

Pet Food Industry: What the pet food industry participants talk about among themselves.

 


Canine and Ferret Resources

Raw Meaty Bones: Authored by Tom Lonsdale, considered by many to be the preeminent expert on raw-feeding canines.

Prey Model Raw: A website dedicated to educating the public on carnivore nutrition in general and prey model feeding in particular.

The Holistic Vet: Dr. Laurie Coger’s canine-focused blog.

Dogs Naturally Magazine: The Dogs Naturally Magazine’s blog.

 


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Created 09/14/11; Updated 09/19/2015