Pregnant or Nursing Cats and Kitten Diet
A pregnant cat needs extrato stimulate the kittens to grow strong before birth and to help produce future milk. During the last three weeks of pregnancy, it will need double the amount of and at least three times as much when feeding its younger ones. It will also need extra liquids to make up for what is lost through the milk. Continue giving it the same amount of until the kittens finish nursing (from six to eight months). Later reduce it gradually until it reaches the adequate normal amount.
After three weeks, kittens can gradually stop nursing and go on to eating solid while still receiving milk from their mothers. Start off feeding them small portions of boiled fish, finely chopped chicken, scrambled eggs and baby . By eight months they should be completely through with nursing and happily eating solid foods. Kittens grow rapidly and use a lot of energy by playing. They need to digest a lot of , but their stomachs are still small, which is why they need only small portions of , that contain a high amounts of energy, every now and then. When the kitten is eight months old, it needs a spoon of six times a day. Gradually increase the amount of portions to two table spoons per meal and cut down on the habit of six times to four times a day once it becomes six months old.
for adult cats is too strong for kittens and can cause diarrhea. Feed them with especially for kittens. You can find it in cans or dried; rich in proteins, nutrients and energy, and they can eat it in small portions that will supply them with all the it needs during its important stage of growth.
An average adult cat (around nine months) needs about a half or three quarters of a can of per day. If you are giving it dried , follow the instructions on the label. By nature, cats like to eat small portions and very often throughout the day, so if you are in your home during most part of the day you should allow the cat to do just that. Give it several small portions, scattered throughout the day. This helps to keep the urinary pH of the cat stable, reducing the risk of the Feline Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD). Be careful with overfeeding it. Maintain the right daily portion and divide it in small portions. If you are not at home during the day, feed it once in the morning and once in the afternoon, or you can leave a bowl of dried for your cat to eat when it pleases.