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Cats Feeding

How much should I feed my cat?

Newly weaned kittens should be fed about a heaped teaspoonful, four times a day.

As the kitten grows, increase the quantity to about 5-10% of the cat’s body weight per day. You could separate the quantity equally into individual meals and spread it through the day. It is necessary for the cat to have good quality raw fat in it’s diet as this is the cat’s source of energy.

Remember that kittens grow fast, so you should keep an eye on their weight and increase accordingly, moving closer to 10% of their body weight.

How often should I feed my cat?

Twice a day is good. Never leave food out (a cat in the wild has to hunt for its food). If the cat does not eat its food straight way, it’s not hungry.

Up to 4 times a day for baby kittens until 12 weeks old.

From 12-16 weeks, up to 3 times a day.

From 4-6 months, 2-3 times a day, depending on activity.

From 6 months onwards, 1-2 times a day.