A return to their African vegan roots

“More Africans are going back to being vegan, not becoming vegan,” says chef Nicola Kagoro from the culinary movement African Vegan on a Budget.

The story: https://qz.com/africa/1611946/vegan-restaurants-chefs-and-lifestyle-on-rise-in-south-africa/?fbclid=IwAR0zw01OE_uIlbvFqg3raKWMf3Xdo6_fD887t7nA0kddFyIvWRSHwRsg8w4

Nicola Kagoro says, “South Africa is one of the leading vegan trendsetters in Africa”: Whether it’s burgers, shiro wat, or pap and chakalaka, South Africans are returning to […]

Mum’s birthday at Little Wonders Cafe, SS18/6

Today is my mum’s 86th birthday!

We had dinner at our favourite little cafe, Little Wonders at SS18/6, Subang Jaya.

This is the specially ordered vegetarian creation – it’s not on the menu.

The gravy is mild but very pleasant and it makes you feel “healthy” eating it!!


This is how the FDA classifies pets

Please read this: https://truthaboutpetfood.com/the-fda-classifies-dogs-and-cats-as-obligate-scavengers/?fbclid=IwAR1ymS6ZPvYGVbR2lcpa-l4XMDLcjSZeyacF52zw-aYSYra18Bx3jP3DBKw

So, please take note of this, and either make your own petfood or buy from brands that you fully trust.


Solid Gold superfood for Zurik and everyone!

I was looking for a high protein kibble for Zurik (since he loves kibble so much). Coincidentally, Ecopet Sdn Bhd (sister company of Avant Pet) just brought in their latest product from the USA, Solid Gold.

Website: https://www.solidgoldpet.com/

The question isn’t “what is Solid Gold,” it’s “who is Solid Gold.” Solid Gold is a group […]

Debunking the myth of L-lysine benefits for cats

“Cats with FIP, those that have been exposed to and have the coronavirus and those who are at risk of developing FIP should never be given L–lysine. The reason is clear. Arginine is necessary for a good, healthy immune system. As explained, L–lysine prevents arginine from being taken up in the body.”

The article: http://fipcaregroup.com/pages/l-lysine-FIP-cats.html


Plant-based milk alternatives

There is much cruelty in dairy farms. Now, there are many plant-based milk alternatives.

The article: https://www.greenmatters.com/p/milk-sales-down?fbclid=IwAR2nucAPOVeoVVyaj_bYYwfWMvWzw5vl96viUnISCLShxJNECepvYHOwqGE

Eat food…but compassionately.


Kidney diets for cats (holistic recommendations)

When Vincent was diagnosed with last stage kidney failure in July 2018, I was also at a loss on what would be the best diet for him. Of course vets recommended the prescription diet, but here’s the thing: Vincent was a very strong-willed cat. There was no way I could force him to eat whatever […]

Kidney diets for cats (conventional recommendation)

I am still researching kidney diets for cats and would highly appreciate any sharing from anyone who has achieved success with their kidney cats. Or, if you have done extensive research on such diets, please do share.

Here are two articles which talk about what most conventional vets would recommend. After this post, I will […]

Feline diet and nutrition

The article: http://www.treehouseanimals.org/site/PageServer?pagename=caring_health_veterinary_feline_nutrition