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Essential macro nutrients in cat nutrition

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Choosing the right diet for pets is mostly troublesome due to the dozens of brands in the market. However, knowing the essential macro-nutrients for cat's nutrition cat help keep the cat healthy and full.

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Essential macro nutrients in cat nutrition

  1. 1. MACRO-NUTRIENTS IN CAT NUTRITION PROTEINS FATS MOISTURE VITAMINS & MINERALS CARBS  WWW.THECATSITE.NET Protein is a cat’s best friend. It is needed for tissue repair, muscle building and to maintain their immune system. Give your cats animal-based proteins like chicken, fish and turkey. Fats contain more energy than carbs and proteins combined. Cats need fats to absorb and utilize the vitamins that are fat-soluble. It should be in small proportions.  Vets recommend giving cats canned/wet cat foods that have a high moisture level. The water helps cats stay hydrated and keep off diseases such as kidney problems. Vitamins and Minerals support various functions in the cat's body. Essential vitamins include Vitamin A, B, D, E and K. Cat's also need calcium, taurine and phosphorus (low levels) Cats are carnivores and do not have a dietary requirement for carbohydrates. However, research shows that healthy cats use low amounts of carbs as a source of energy.  References https://thecatsite.net/ https://www.petmd.com/cat/nutrition/evr_ct_food_nutrients_keep_cat_energized https://feline-nutrition.org/nutrition/your-cats-nutritional-needs-the-basics https://pets.webmd.com/feed-pets-17/slideshow-people-foods-cats-can-eat https://thecatsite.net/guide-cat-feeding/