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Adopting a kitten is an exciting time, but it’s also a time to make many important decisions. We recently wrote a blog about how to determine if your new kitten will eat wet or dry food. Once you’ve determined what type of food your new kitten will eat, you need to determine a healthy, regularly eating schedule and decide how much you will feed your feline.
As with humans, feeding your new kitten too much can lead to a variety of health issues. Overweight felines generally live shorter lives and experience health problems such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis and cystitis.
Your new kitten’s feeding schedule should adjust as she grows older.
6 weeks old: Feed your new kitten at least four small meals each day.
12 weeks: Gradually lessen how frequently you feed your new kitten, while increasing the amount she is … Read More »