Katten er jo et rovdyr
Cat food is divided into 3 feed types - dry diet - wet food - raw. Since the cat is obligate carnivorous - a predator, it can only convert animal proteins and not carbohydrates from berries, herbs or cereals. It is common to feed the cat with dry food, and there is a sea of different makes. Whether someone is actually better than others, I will not be unaware, because it is almost impossible to see what is in the dry diet. Dry diet is easy to feed, but not unproblematic. Cats do not have a particularly developed thirst center in the brain - but when they eat dry food, it is necessary that they drink considerably more than their kidneys and urinary tracts are designed to cope with. Urinary tract infections and urinary tract are known diseases in cats that live exclusively on dry diet. Because they get drunk too little and crystals accumulate in the urinary tract. Special diet for cats with the diseases is added salt, it promotes thirst and the cat therefore drinks more. But salt is also not very good for circuits and kidneys ... - so dry food is the worst food choice. If you want to feed with dry food, they are most protein: Applaws - Origin - Acana or similar brands. They contain berries and vegetables. Fruit and vegetables are added as digestive promoters, so the amount of feces is greater, the more indigestible in the feed, and it smells, some seem to stink. Dry dough adheres to the dental necks = caries and gum inflammation so that the cat's teeth must be brushed when feeding on dry food.
Wet food is the second best choice. Look again at the percentage of animal protein, and preferably products without salt ... The cat gets a lot of liquid through the wet food, and does not need to drink more than necessary, but the problem is that there is not much exercise of the jaw and that the cat's teeth do not kept clean of wet food so that they must be brushed. The stool is abundant and it turns in consistency and it smells ... The best full-feed wet food:
Real Nature Wilderness
Bilanx eco paté
Applaws are also a good and right product, but it is not a complete feed.
The best choice!
The best choice is clearly to feed the cat with raw meat, small bones, cartilage and offal. Fortunately, there are really good full-cost products on the market, so it is easy to feed.
The Finnish MUSH is designed for loose-frozen meatballs, so you can only take one day portion up at a time. There is EVERYTHING what the cat needs of vitamins and minerals in feed like MUSH. Synthetic Taurine, which is added to processed feed, is abundant in raw feed. The cat can't get too much Taurine - it comes out again.
Another good brand is Kragborg. They have, among other things, frozen chickens, wings and day-old chicks - this is nature's toothbrush. In addition to acting as a toothbrush, it sets the brunt of saliva production, which is the first digestive tract - and it restarts the stomach juice and so on. The cat gets strong well-functioning jaws. It therefore has a considerably better digestion when feeding with raw, so it is minimal what comes out at the other end. It is dry odorless stool.
The cat eats small but several meals a day - typically 3-4 meals. Meat has a considerably longer digestive time than both dry food and wet food, so whether it should be 3 or 4 meals a day, must get on the cat and its activity level. If the first meal is given in the morning, then you can put it frozen which is then thawed to the next meal, possibly. a meal at 18 and one at night. There must always be departure for fresh water ...
The kittens here are fed with Yellow Mush, chicken hearts, chicken throat and day-old chicks. If you want to feed on dry food, it is no problem. Dry diet is sprayed with fragrances that trigger the cat's brain to eat it. Many cats are even dry-cost junkies ...
I would be happy to know more about feeding raw ...