Feeding Your Cat

Diet is the bricks and mortar of health. This applies to cats as well as humans. Putting a little thought into what you feed your cat can pay big dividends with their improved health over their lifetime.

However, choosing which cat food is the most beneficial isn’t always easy.
Marketing labels such as ‘natural’ or ‘veterinarian recommended’ or ‘prescription’ are not necessarily indicative of high quality, so owners need to be aware of the ingredients in the food they are buying.

FourFriends only uses expensive muscle meat in our Super Premium cat food to ensure a natural premium quality protein source. FourFriends cat food has been formulated by Meri Hakkarainen who is an extremely respected Swedish pet food nutritionist.

The word ‘maize’ is currently being used in complete cat foods as a disguise for ‘corn’ on the food packaging in the hope that consumers won’t realise it is one & the same thing. Consumers, however are becoming more interested and knowledgeable about pet food ingredients and are looking closely into what their pets are eating.

So-called prescription foods are often very expensive and still contain corn, wheat and soy and chemical preservatives, none of which have any logical place in your cat’s diet. FourFriends complete cat food is naturally preserved with Vitamin E and does not contain any chemical preservatives.

It is important to understand there is no independent agency overseeing these diet’s medical claims.

Breed specific foods are also part of a marketing departments’ imagination. A Siamese is no different from a Persian or Maine Coon or alley cat when considering optimal dietary composition of cat food.

No matter what the breed, the cat is still an obligate carnivore i.e. it thrives on meat.

‘Indoor only’ is another meaningless marketing label. Your cats’ dietary need doesn’t change just because it lives indoors.

Choosing a complete food with good quality ingredients which fulfils the appropriate needs to suit your cat at each stage of its life is far more beneficial.

FourFriends offer a complete cat food from Kitten to Senior. FourFriends includes the addition of mannan-oligosackarides and frukto-oligosackarides which work as a pre-biotica to maintain the cat’s intestinal flora. With Aloe Vera as standard in all our brands your cat can be assured of premium health.

Look for the one to suit your cat or contact our experienced nutritionists for individual advice.

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Article by Just For Friends,

Advice, Cats, Pet Food