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Understanding Cat Food

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Learn to decode the sometimes confusing terms and jargon on cat food labels.
Learn what food is right for your cat's unique developmental stage.
Before you feed your cat human food, consider these facts about cat nutrition
Learn what trends are beneficial for your cat, and which are not so hot.
From protein to carbs to minerals, learn why we formulate food the way we do.
From her immune system to her teeth, learn what your cat requires as necessary in her food.
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.
Have you ever thought about feeding your cat a raw food diet? It’s an option more and more cat owners are entertaining. But raw food diets are complex. Before you decide to start your cat on a raw food diet, it’s important to understand the facts and consider a few questions so you can keep your cat healthy.
Have you ever wondered if wet food or dry food is better for your cat? Both wet and dry foods are excellent choices if your cat is in good health and you’re feeding a food that is 100% complete and balanced. So why do some owners have a preference when it comes to feeding wet or dry cat food? Continue reading and find out.

Kittens can have milk. But as they grow into adults, can cats continue to drink milk? Some can. But not all. Keep reading to learn if milk is good for your cat.

Even though cats are carnivores, they don’t have to eat meat exclusively. In fact, cats can eat fruits like blueberries, vegetables and grains. Keep reading to learn why your cat may enjoy blueberries.

There are many ways to prepare eggs. Once fully cooked, the protein in eggs can be good for cats. But will your cat eat eggs? That’s another matter. Keep reading to see how you can prepare eggs as a treat for your cat.

Are eggs good for cats?

Being carnivores, cats benefit from eggs’ protein and amino acids. But, if you do give your cat egg to eat, feed it as a treat. “Feed just a tiny amount because you don’t want to put too many calories in your cat’s diet,” Purina Senior Nutritionist Jan Dempsey explains.