Nutrition of the pet should be organized in a special way. After all, along with food, he receives the substances and minerals necessary for the normal functioning of the body. Cat food conforms to international quality standards, developed by specialists in this field and tested.To date, the market for special food for pets is characterized by a fairly rich assortment. There are cat food "Purina", "Kitekat", "Whiskas", "Friskes" and many others. Each owner of a "fluffy lump" can choose one or the other option, depending on the financial capabilities and preferences of the animal. After all, it's not a secret that some pets are very fastidious and eat some sort of specific variety, for example, chicken, fish, veal, tuna or others.
Specialized food can refer to the price category as "premium", and "economy". Regardless of taste, all feline feeds have almost the same composition, only some components change.
Premium food is not easy to find, however its composition is perfectly balanced for the body of animals, and the conducted studies did not reveal the presence of side effects. The basis of this delicacy is the cereal and some kind of meat, in addition, it includes vitamins. Important is the fact that chemical additives are completely absent.
Undoubtedly, cat food of economy class attracts the majority of consumers at the price and a wide variety of tastes, but it must be taken into account that in their composition there are harmful substances for the animal organism: bone and corn flour. It is these elements that can cause cystitis or urolithiasis. In addition, too cheap feed can saturate your pet only for a very short period of time, as a result - overeating and obesity. It is worth noting that they also have a large number of chemical additives, after which any other food seems tasteless to the animal, so it will be practically impossible to wean the cat from cheap dry food.
In addition to price division, specialized food for domestic cats can also be classified according to the amount of moisture that is included in its composition:
- Canned (juicy food). In this case, the percentage of moisture is close to fresh meat. The technology of canning allows you to get rid of all harmful bacteria and microorganisms. An example can serve as a cat food "Whiskas".
- Semi-dry. It often contains preservatives, it does not contain more than 30 percent water.
- Dry cat food. Do not require special storage in the refrigerator, moisture content - 10%.
How to choose a good food for your pet? It is advisable to carefully study the label, which contains information about the product's compliance with quality standards, as well as its calorie content and type. On some packages, producers, for the convenience of cat owners, place a table that indicates the recommended amount of feed, depending on the animal's activity, weight, and age.