Feeding an Adult CatCaring for cat nutritional needs
How and When To Feed Your Adult Cat?
It's important to feed your adult cat the right amount of food at proper intervals, but this can be tricky -- feeding requirements vary greatly from one cat to another. Feeding guides on the food can or bag are just a starting point. It's critical to your cat's health that her physical condition is monitored regularly and the feeding amount adjusted as needed.
The dangers of free-feeding your cat
Aside from what you feed, did you know that how you feed your cat could make a big difference to her health?
How a cat’s nutritional needs differ from ours?
In a study of homemade pet foods, more than 90 percent of foods were found to be nutritionally unbalanced and incomplete for pets.* Each species has very different nutrtional requirements. Cooking for your cat is not the same as cooking for your children or yourself.
Mixing pet foods
Using wet cat food to supplement or 'top dress' dry kibble is popular practice. In fact, research shows that many cats that eat a therapeutic dry cat food are also eating a wet cat food from a supermarket.
Feeding fish to cats
Your mother has probably told you this countless times: fish is good for you. But is feeding fish to cats a good idea? Well recent research is suggesting that it probably is.
Treat your cat for life – not just for Christmas
Everyone likes a little treat every now and then - and especially now that Christmas is coming. But although it's tempting to give your cat scraps from the table, many popular yuletide treats can actually be dangerous for her health.