Choosing a high quality, grain free food is the right step to you cats nutritional health. Now you need to choose whether you want to fed dry, wet or a raw diet. You can check with many people, including vets, and they will all tell you something different. This choose is truly more of a preference for your le.
Most people feed dry because it is so easy. Your cat can free feed and you just have to refill. Dry food cat be left out indefinitely and the only drawback is the lack of moisture. The moisture content in dry food is very minimal. This can be an issue because cats do not drink a lot of water. And easy way to remedy this issue is to provide kitty with a drinking fountain.
Next popular is wet food. Many folks will feed in the morning and evening. This kind of feeding is great for overweight cats. You control their intake and you provide much needed water as well. Wet food should not be left out for more than 30 minutes. Discard whatever is left after this time. Canned wet food can be saved in the refrigerator overnight but be sure to warm it up for your feline buddy. You may enjoy cold pizza, but who says Fluffy does?
Raw diets are gaining in popularity and the choices are to make your own or purchase a frozen diet. These diets comprise raw meat, meaty bones, a small amount of vegetables and nutritional supplements. There are a number of risks associated with raw diets:
* It is difficult to ensure the right nutritional balance.
* Raw meats can carry bacterial diseases such as salmonella that infect both cats and people.
* Raw meats may contain parasites.
* Cats can get splinters from bones.
There are certain breeds of cats that can really benefit from a raw diet, like Bengals.
You will have to make the final decision on this one. Just as Cat Connection make the best quality cat condos and cat trees, Pawsitive Foods is an incredibly knowledgeable purveyor or fine cat and dog food. They are also ready to offer advice on all products so check them out on www.pawsitivefoods.com. They own their own company backed by years of research so no one is paying them to sell you items. Just as providing a top quality cat condo is important to your kitty, her nutritional needs are right up there in importance as well!