Feeding Kittens

If you have a new kitten, you may have a lot of questions about what and how to feed them. Purina’s kitten feeding experts have put together a variety of articles that cover a variety of aspects of kitten nutrition. From choosing the right food to understanding portion sizes, our experts offer practical advice and insights to help you make informed decisions about your kitten's diet. Whether you're looking for practical advice, interesting insights, or just some fun facts about kitten nutrition, our kitten feeding articles are a great place to start!

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How Much Should I Feed My Kitten?

Choosing the right food for your kitten is an important decision. Nutrition supports her growth, development and can even affect her behavior.

Articles

What Do Cats Like to Eat?
What Do Cats Like to Eat?
Cats are known carnivores, but what can cats eat besides cat food? Learn more about cat nutrition and what cats can eat as part of a complete and balanced diet.
Understanding When to Wean Kittens
Understanding When to Wean Kittens
For a mother cat, knowing when to wean a kitten is instinctive and natural. For a cat person, knowing when to start weaning kittens can help the process.
When to Switch From Kitten Food to Cat Food
When to Switch From Kitten Food to Cat Food
Kitten food is specially formulated to meet your kitten’s unique nutritional needs. Learn when to make the switch from kitten to adult wet and dry cat food.
How Much Should I Feed My Kitten?
How Much Should I Feed My Kitten?
Choosing the right food for your kitten is an important decision. Nutrition supports her growth, development and can even affect her behavior.
Can Kittens Eat Adult Cat Food?
Can Kittens Eat Adult Cat Food?
Can kittens eat adult cat food? Learn from Purina kitten care experts about the nutritional needs of kittens and why life stage based nutrition is important.
What to Feed a Kitten: Best Food at Each Age
What to Feed a Kitten: Best Food at Each Age
Wondering what to feed a kitten? Learn from Purina kitten care experts what to feed your kitten and what the best cat foods are at each age for your feline family member.
Can Kittens Have Treats?
Can Kittens Have Treats?
Can kittens have treats? Learn when kittens can start having treats, what good treats are for kittens, and how to create healthy treating habits for your new cat.