Cat Feeding Tips – Secrets Exposed
September 12, 2008 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Food & Nutrition
Cat feeding tips include how much to feed and when to feed the cat. You ought to ffed your pet cat at least twice daily. Overfeeding the cat should be avoided in cats because such cats will be highly susceptible for digestive disturbances including diarrhea, constipation, etc.
The food quantity and quality varies according to the age. The older cats must be fed with easily digestible food as well as little quantity when compared to an adult cat. The lactating cat requires high bounty of calcium to maintain the loss of calcium through milk.
If you are supposed to take of orphan kitten (below three months), you can give diluted milk at least four to five times a day. The adult orphan cat (above six months) should be fed twice daily as discussed earier.
Cat owner can get enough data and idea about perfect feeding schedule from other cat owners and veterinarians. As cats are not good at digesting milk sugars like other animals, one should restrict the feeding of milk.
Protein rich food is manatory for feeding cats, but the time of feeding is utmost important. You should not feed your cat with meat before sleeping time because it may go for improper digestion, which may lead to indigestion and related problems. During sleeping the digestive organs won’t perform their functions at their peak.
Cat feeding schedule includes water intake also. You should provide germ-free, and hygeinic water to your kitten ad libitum. If your cat is provided with dry food, you should provide the drinking water of at least three hundred ml. The consumption of water also varies depending on the cleanliness of water, climate and type of feed.
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