When denied the chance to take down their own prey – cats become finicky eaters.
They are superior predators and indoor only cats can be the hardest to feed.
Kibble is a completely unnatural food.
No Mammal eats dry food only.
When a cat eats prey – it consumes a lot of fluid and juicy bits plus the odd bone.
Kibble only satisfies the crunchy need and not the moistness needed for proper digestion.
It’s best as a snack food but if your cat won’t eat anything else introduce fluid to dry kibble a little at a time until your kitty is used to it.
Cats are obligate carnivores.
They need protein daily.
Meat & Fish are the best foods for cats as they contain Taurine which is essential for healthy eyes and heart.
Most cats love Tuna, but it is a very polluted fat fish.
Salmon, Sardines, Mackerel, White Fish are all tolerated by cats but have issues that should concern pet owners, like tape worm & high mercury/heavy metal content.
If you feed your cats fish, stay away from farmed fish esp. Tilapia.
Drain canned product and rinse to remove salt & other additives.
Mix in 1/4 tsp of powdered Sunflower Lecithin to 1/4 to 1/2 cup of fish.
Lecithin carries heavy metals from the body.
Organic Apple Pectin can be used for this purpose.
1/8 tsp per serving.
Mix with a little water or Red Clover Tea to make a broth.
Other powdered supplements can be added without detection.
Chlorophyll (1 to 2 drops) and Spirulina (1/8 tsp) for cats who have no access to forage greens.
Most cats also like chicken, turkey (ground or finely shredded).
There are frozen raw sources of rabbit & duck that can be used raw or gently boiled in water.
My Boy, Indigo, likes his wet food soupy with a little kibble on the side.
He was an abandoned kitty who spent several years living off the land.
He hunted crickets & rodents and survived that way.
It took me a while to make him happy once he had to come indoors.
But I stook at it.
With a little patience, you can make your cat Real Food they will look forward to eating.
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