Tips for Feeding Cats

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What do cats eat and how much should you feed yours? Purina’s experts answer these questions in the articles below. Plus, you’ll learn other feeding tips, like whether cats can drink milk, eat eggs and other human foods.

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Do Cats Need Wet Food
Your cat may love canned food as a treat, but should you incorporate it into her daily diet? According to Purina experts, as long as her food is 100 percent complete and balanced, cats can do well on dry or wet food alone. Our experts stress, however, there are many benefits of including it in your kitty’s diet.
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If you aren’t sure how much wet food you should feed your cat, Purina’s expert nutritionists can help. Plus, they offer guidance on food safety and provide serving ideas your cat will love.
What Do Cats Eat?

Cats enjoy eating a variety of foods that offer everything from protein to carbohydrate. If you’re getting ready to adopt a cat, you’re probably wondering what cats can eat. Read on to learn what you should feed your cat.

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Your cat may love canned food as a treat, but should you incorporate it into her daily diet? According to Purina experts, as long as her food is 100 percent complete and balanced, cats can do well on dry or wet food alone. Our experts stress, however, there are many benefits of including it in your kitty’s diet.
If you aren’t sure how much wet food you should feed your cat, Purina’s expert nutritionists can help. Plus, they offer guidance on food safety and provide serving ideas your cat will love.

Regardless of the reason for the switch, it’s best to take your time when transitioning your cat from one food to the next.

Cats enjoy eating a variety of foods that offer everything from protein to carbohydrate. If you’re getting ready to adopt a cat, you’re probably wondering what cats can eat. Read on to learn what you should feed your cat.

Really, how much to feed a cat depends on your cat. Things like the type of food you feed, your cat’s age and her lifestyle are all important factors. Keep reading to learn what you can do to determine how much food your cat should eat each day.
Different types of feeding toys can engage your cat's curiosity and make mealtime fun.
Choosing between a cat dish vs. a cat bowl for feeding time can make all the difference. Click here to learn about the best type of cat bowl.
Did you know milk is not ideal for cats? See what other surprising foods you shouldn't feed your cat.
Cats evolved to eat in the wild-- take this into account when choosing her dish placement.
This is one of the first questions new cat owners typically ask. And while it might seem like a simple one, the answer is anything but. (Sort of like your cat herself.) In fact, there are almost as many answers to this question as there are cats.
Learn how to help keep your cat properly hydrated, including mixing high protein wet cat food with dry cat food to provide valuable moisture and nutrition.
Before you feed your cat human food, consider these facts about cat nutrition