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Just how do you know your cat is receiving the nutrition they require? You're bombarded with cat food commercials, each alleging that their product is more suitable than the others. Rivertown Feed & Pet Country Store in Petaluma, CA can help you cut through the complication. We have a number of cat foods and can aid you in selecting the one that is right for your precious pet.
Your cat is a hunter, descended from a long line of hunters. Wild cats naturally ate a good range of nutritious food, based upon what they could catch. But your domestic cat counts on you to feed them. Rivertown Feed & Pet Country Store has all the foods that will keep them satisfied and healthy.
What Nutrients Does Your Cat Need?
For starters, your cat is a carnivore. They really need meat in some form: animal protein for crucial amino acids. This may be poultry, beef, lamb, fish, or eggs. They need fats to give energy and help absorb vitamins. Vitamins such as A, D, B1, B2, B3, and B6. Minerals including iron, sodium, and chloride. Also, some cat foods include carbohydrates, which are digestible and offer energy.
Reading a Cat Food Label
Cat food companies are required to put specific information on their labels, for instance, ingredients in descending order of weight, and guaranteed analysis, which tells you minimum and maximum amount of nutrients such as fats, protein, and fiber.
Look for the nutritional adequacy STment, which explains whether the food is intended for an adult cat or a kitten.
Labels contain feeding advice, but they're a guideline and not "one size fits all." Your vet's suggestions takes priority.
Know food descriptions. There's a big difference between "chicken cat food" and "cat food with chicken." Chicken cat food must be 95 percent chicken, while cat food with chicken can have as little as 3 percent. Food described as "chicken dinner" (or chicken formula) can be anywhere between 25 and 95 percent chicken.
In any case, look at nutrients in addition to ingredients. After all, nutrition is what your cat needs.
Still have questions? Just ask us!
Rivertown Feed & Pet Country Store for All Your Pet Care Supplies
In Petaluma CA, Rivertown Feed & Pet Country Store is your headquarters not only for cat food but for whatever you need for your pet. We offer a great variety of major brands and our knowledgeable staff is eager to answer your questions and help you choose the best food for your cat. Drop into our store, visit us at https://rivertownfeed.com or call (707) 762-4505 for all your pet's needs.