How To Choose The Right Food For Your Cat

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Knowing exactly what to feed your cat can help him live a long and healthy life. “Feeding” your cat however, is more than just opening a bag of cat food and pouring it in a bowl. Your cat needs a balanced diet that includes protein, dairy, and is grain-free. Just like people food, we need to read labels on the bags and cans of cat food to check to make sure that there are no by-products, fillers, colors and flavors. There are three basic diets for cats…the raw diet, the organic diet and the plant based diet. Here is a look at these diets and the 17 key things you should know about them.

1. Cats are obligate carnivores.

Cats are obligate carnivores. That means they are used to eating what they catch. Cooking can break down their food and can cause loss in vitamins and minerals.

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