Protein is of great importance to cats’ health, which in general comes from fish, meat or poultry. Often we see the advertisements saying their brand is beef, turkey or mackerel flavored. In fact their products may not contain those elements, which mean that it may not be rich in protein. Keep in mind provide your cat with the food containing sufficient amount of protein regardless of the flavor.
Taurine appears as an important amino acid for your cat, and you should make sure the food for your cat containing this supplement. Cats are proved to be incapable of controlling their own levels, which indicates these with their appetite. If you cat has a good appetite, the foodyou’re your cat may not contain enough nutrients. Before you buy the nutrient rich food for your cat you can weigh your cats, then you can decide to buy which type of food for it.
Canned or Dry Cat Food
Cats need a varied diet, which includes the blend of canned and dry food. Only one type of food is not suitable for your cat even harm your cat’s health due to the price convenience. If your cat is alone or unwatched for a certain time period, carbohydrate rich dry food plus a supply of fresh water should be provided to your cat. Canned food contains high levels of protein due to the meat content as well as higher water levels, both of which are critical for a balanced diet. A good combination of both dry and canned food will keep a varied diet for your cat and prevent the cat from looking for food elsewhere.
Avoid fillers in cat food
As protein is quite important for a balanced diet, you should make sure the food for your cat containing rich protein but not overly full of carbohydrates. Thus common fillers are used by manufacturers to build out volume. Carefully read the label, and pay attention to those high levels of carbohydrate and other by-products in the cat food.