Recipes for natural cat food

More and more owners are switching to natural food from processed cat foods due to reports of too many preservatives in dry or canned cat food. Preservatives have been linked to urinary tract infection and/or kidney disease in a number of cats.

Natural cat food recipes
Angel, a posang Pinoy or BuspinLikes to eat anything – from a dry cat food, To canned food, to cooked food. likes boiled Delice With horseradish (Moringa) Leaves cut into small pieces. You can make your own home-cooked recipe after you read about the food – especially the type of vegetables – you can serve your cats. Remember that there are vegetables or foods that are toxic to cats. Please do some research before giving anything to your cat. (Photo taken by Joey Salgado.)

However, other owners decided to look for a manufactured cat food with no salt, no artificial coloring, and no artificial flavor. But dry and canned food costs much more than natural food, especially if the owner is to buy the best processed food on the market. So some cat owners decided to eat natural food. Owners who want to switch to natural food are advised to slowly switch their cat to natural food. Any sudden change in diet can cause the immune system to weaken. A number of cat owners “are doing it themselves — pet food concerns in recent years have, by some accounts, spurred this trend…” Edgar asserts that some Veterinarians have warned of quality control, risks of bacterial contamination and compromising nutritional value if one is served raw or home-made food. “If you choose to do it on your own, beware: Making your cat’s food is hard work and time-consuming. Achieving the right balance of ingredients, including vitamins and minerals, and properly storing the food is critical to a happy, healthy animal,” says Edgar. These are what cats need, says Edgar: * Protein from meat or fish. Amino acids such as taurine and arginine (from meat or fish) Fatty acids Vitamins Minerals Water Cats do not need rice and corn but a small amount of carbohydrates provides energy and reduces. The cost, says Rebecca Remillard, a board-certified veterinary dietitian from MSPCA Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston.

The risks and rewards of raw cat food

“Raw meat on diets is neither safe nor nutritionally sound,” says Remmillard. The American Animal Hospital Association warns that both cats and humans are at risk of salmonella poisoning. “There are a lot of people out there who want to feed them raw. I tell them they have to be aware of zoonoses (animal-to-human) transmission, food safety, and infection issues. I don’t think vets should be bothered by that, but they should clarify. health issues,” Rimmillard says. A raw meat diet can also easily spoil and may go undetected if the owner leaves food for too long or leaves the house for a certain period of time, Remillard says, but Edgar says Lisa Pearson, a veterinarian in California, has had no “problems with bacterial contamination in the six years.” In which she made her own cat food because she is careful: She knows where the meat comes from, and she mostly boils rabbit and chicken with the bones, and grinds them herself, and adds minerals like taurine to make sure her cats eat a balanced diet.” “It also says it’s cheaper than high-quality canned food, and it would take an owner of two cats about two hours per month to make it,” Edgar says.

The risks and rewards of cooked food

“There is very little scientific evidence for or against a cooked cat diet,” says Edgar. Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, “cautions against making raw or home-cooked cat food because of the importance of getting the right amount and proportions of nutrients,” Edgar adds. Remillard does not pay for home cooked cat food but says it may work as long as the cat owner has consulted a veterinary nutritionist. Here are sample recipes:

Raw meat diet

This recipe from Pearson will provide 10-14 days of food for the average cat. For more guidance, Edgar suggests going to www.catinfo.org. 3 pounds whole bird or rabbit, including bones, organs, and skin 1 cup water 2 eggs (use raw yolk and cook the white slightly) 2000 mg wild salmon oil 400 IU Vitamin E (E powder in capsule form works) 100 mg vitamin B Compound (start with less when starting a raw meat diet; vitamin has a strong odor) 2000 mg taurine, powder ½ teaspoon light salt with iodine (when using chicken parts) Liver (add 4 ounces if you are from meat not including organs) Psyllium ( Add it when you first introduce a raw meat diet to your cat. www.catinfo.org for additional information on this) Home cooked food: This recipe from MSPCA-Angell Animal Medical Center provides one-day feeding for an adult 12-pound cat with no problems medical. “Use a food gram scale to weigh foods until you are accustomed to the correct measurements, and make sure all ingredients are well mixed before serving. Food should be kept in the refrigerator or frozen between meals, and for food palatability, it should be heated before giving it to your cat,” says Edgar. Mix the ingredients Following: * Protein: cooked dark chicken, beef, pork, lamb, salmon, or tuna (83 grams or 3 ounces by weight) Carbs: cooked white rice, oatmeal, barley, corn, peas or pasta (50 grams) or 1/3 cup) Fiber: Cooked sweet potatoes without the skin (30 grams or 1/5 cup) Fat (optional): vegetable, safflower, olive oil, or fish oil (1/4 teaspoon). Balance IT Feline: 2.7 grams or half a red scoop (per container). This is a commercial blend of vitamins and minerals. Capital

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