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We all want the best for our cats. If your cat has been diagnosed with arthritis, kidney disease, heart conditions, or allergies, you’re probably doing everything you can to make life less difficult for them. Many cat parents are turning to omega-3 for cats with these health issues. Let’s find out why.
What Is Omega-3?
Omega-3 fatty acids are often sold under the name “fish oil” because two types of omega-3 (EPA and DHA) come from the tissues of fish. The third type of omega-3 (ALA), is derived from nuts and seeds. This article from the Animal Medical Center of Chicago describes omega-3 fatty acids in great detail and notes how supplements can benefit pets in several ways, including: