Animal-based protein is an important part of a feline diet. A diet rich in poultry, fish or meat protein is ideal.
For cats, taurine is an essential amino acid. Without it, cats can develop retinal degeneration, which can lead to blindness. In addition, the heart can become less effective, resulting in a form of heart failure.
Just like humans, cats need vitamins too. Most cat foods already include the necessary vitamins for your kitty.
Look for cat food with calcium to promote bone health, help nursing cats stay strong and even prevent seizures and tremors.
Is your cat low on energy? Opt for a cat food with folic acid, an ingredient needed for pet energy production.
Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids
These fatty acids are known for protecting a cat’s immune system, joints, eyes and brain. They also help prevent shedding, and keep your cat’s coat shiny. Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids can also help fight high cholesterol and boost heart health.
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