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August 2010 Issue

Feeding Time: How Many Meals?

Unfortunately, there’s no perfect answer. Here’s why.

Check the pet food aisle at your local supermarket, and you’ll find countless varieties of food to entice your cat. Feed your cat too little or the wrong kind of food, and he won’t maintain good health. Feed him too much, and he’ll get fat. Although the food you feed your cat should be complete and balanced, the simple answer to how often you should feed him is that it depends on your pet and your particular circumstances. Age Matters. Kittens require more food per pound of body weight to support their growth than do adult cats, and therefore should be fed more often throughout the day.

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