Research - Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Cats - Bonnie and Clyde Pet Goods

Research - Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Cats

Skin and Coat

Dietary fish oil and flaxseed oil suppress inflammation and immunity in cats

"Therefore, fish and flaxseed oil can reduce skin inflammatory responses in cats, however, flaxseed oil appears less immunosuppressive than fish oil."


The protective effects of dietary fish oil on focal cerebral infarction

"The present findings suggest that moderate dietary supplements of fish oil may be beneficial in the prophylactic treatment of ischemic cerebral vascular disease."


The effect of dietary long-chain omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on owner's perception of behaviour and locomotion in cats with naturally occurring osteoarthritis.

"Cats on the fish oil revealed higher activity level, more walking up and down the stairs, less stiffness during gait, more interaction with the owner and higher jumps compared to those on corn oil supplementation."


Effect of omega-3 fatty acids on serum concentrations of adipokines in healthy cats.

"EPA may ameliorate the decrease in adiponectin and the increase in insulin and triglyceride concentrations in obese cats."