Nutrition Tips For Your Cat
There are some great cat foods on the market and we carry some of the best!
Here is what to look for in a good food:
The first ingredients should be named meats, poultry or fish
Avoid by-products (including meat-and-bone-meal and beef-and- bone-meal).
Eliminate or highly limit the grains. Limit the carbohydrates. There is an increasing push by many quality pet food companies to eliminate or significantly reduce grains in pet food. Click here to learn about some of the problems linked to grains.
Avoid the chemical preservatives and humidity retainer (BHA, BHT, propyl gallate, ethoxyquin, propylene glycol).
Select “natural” or “human grade” foods. These terms have no legal definition but are generally seen on better-quality foods.
Consider removing dry cat food from your cat’s diet. An increasing number of vets are recommending feeding canned rather than dry. To learn more click here
Pro-biotics and pre-biotics can be helpful to boost the immunity.
Did You Know?
Cats are considered true carnivores, their nutritional requirement can be supplied almost entirely with meat.
They did not evolve to metabolize grains and carbohydrates and excessive amounts of these can cause serious health issues.
Clues to Unhealthy Diet?
Is your cat having health issues such as allergies, excessive shedding or obesity? Perhaps they aren't getting the nutrition they need. Come by our store to learn more about cat nutrition and their health.