The 10 Best Probiotics For Cats
This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Cats are man's other best friend, but they're notorious for having irritable stomachs. If your feline is struggling with digestive issues, consider adding one of these probiotics to their diet. They include bacteria that are helpful for promoting superior absorption of nutrients, while also reducing bad breath, diarrhea, shedding, vomiting, and a whole host of other ailments. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.
January 15, 2019:
The most important factors to consider when purchasing a probiotic supplement are the variety of strains inside — make sure that the one you buy has bacteria that help the conditions you're aiming to treat — and the amount in which they're found. The latter is measured in CFUs, or colony-forming units, and should number in the billions. Past that, it's a matter of how many survive long enough to penetrate your cat's digestive tract — but that's something you can only determine with a microscope and a whole lot of time on your hands.