Technical letter: vegan cat health

Technical letter: vegan cat health

This technical letter, published in a leading UK veterinary journal, summarised the evidence extant by Oct. 2023, about health outcomes of cats on vegan vs meat-based diets. Three studies had shown equivalent or superior health outcomes, when vegan diets were used....
Article: pet food environmental sustainability

Article: pet food environmental sustainability

What would the environmental benefits be, if the world’s dogs, cats and people all consumed vegan diets, and how many additional people or pets could be fed with the food energy saved? How much livestock consumption is due to pet food? After analysing pet food...
Article: pet food environmental sustainability

Article: cell-based seafood

Cell-based seafood is produced by taking cells from live aquatic animals and cultivating them in appropriate growth media within bioreactors. Resultant products have identical DNA and tissue and appear safe for human consumption. They might present a viable...
Article: vegan cat health

Article: vegan cat health

Vegan dog food is less damaging to the environment, and to the welfare of animals processed into pet foods. But – are vegan diets good for cats? To test this, we collected data on 1,396 cats fed a meat-based (1,242 = 91%) or vegan (127 = 9%) diet for at least one...
Article: pet food environmental sustainability

Article: zoo-housed otter welfare

Various studies have assessed animal welfare by analysing how behaviour is affected by environmental and human-related factors. Nevertheless, the combined effects of these factors are poorly researched. This study assessed for the first time the integrated impact of...