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Feeding your cat Owner Factsheet

The modern domestic 'moggie' is descended from wild cats that hunted for their living in the desert regions of North Africa and the Middle East. Although most pet cats are now fed entirely on tinned or packaged food, their nutritional requirements are exactly the same as their ancestors' centuries ago. So to stay healthy, a domestic cat must receive a balanced diet containing all the nutrients that would be found in the natural diet of a hunting cat.

What is so special about a cat's diet?

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What makes up a balanced diet?

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Is milk necessary for good health?

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What if my cat loses its appetite?

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Is obesity a problem in cats?

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Will my cat's food requirements change with time?

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What is the best diet for my cat?

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