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Cat Food Reviews: First Thing To Look For
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Cat Food Reviews: First Thing to Look for

When looking online for quality cat food that you wish to feed your cat no doubt you’ll have to do some comparisons and research. There are over 100s of brands out there. Luckily, many people are aware of how difficult it is for a cat owner to do this and there are now sites dedicated to posting reviews of cat foods. This makes it much easier to compare brands and ingredients to help you find the cat food for your cat.

But what should you be looking for?

First and foremost, I’d start by looking at the ingredients list. This is after all what your cat will be digesting. Cats are carnivores by nature. They eat meat. Outdoor cats, wild cats, they hunt small birds and rodents for their food. Indoor cats, as they are popularly known as, they don’t have that option. They eat what you give them. This is why having a meat source as the number one ingredient is very important. Cats don’t eat grains out in the wilderness. They shouldn’t eat grains indoors either.

After the first meat ingredient, look at the next couple of ingredients. You have to make sure that the next couple of ingredients are not grains either. If the first ingredient is meat, but the next 3 are grains, the food is still heavy in grains. That is not good. I’d suggest moving onto another brand when doing your reviews.

If you happen to see one grain source within the first five ingredients listed, that is not too bad. It isn’t ideal, as there really shouldn’t be any grains, but you are still giving the cat food that is more meat than grain. If you are on a budget, because let’s face it buying expensive cat food is not an option for most, complete grain free cat food won’t be a realistic option. Because it is deemed as the most healthiest type of cat food, it is usually the most expensive as well.

If you still are not too sure about what you should be looking for or you just need some extra help, don’t worry. Luckily, there are many cat food review sites out there that can assist you. Some of these review sites are top notch. They are made by cat owners like you. This means that the reviews are completely unbiased and are there to help you out, not take your money.

Sometimes when dealing with websites or marketing in general, a site or company will state that a cat food is the best when in reality it is not. This is because they are being paid by the cat food company to endorse the product. You have to watch out for that and make sure that when doing your reviews, you use completely unbiased sources.


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Nancykaye  

This is so true. All cats are meat eaters. They really thrive on their natural diet. Some cats tolerate grains better than others. And some get fat from too much.

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  about 4 years ago
Cena  

Agree with you. Cats need to eat meat. Lately I share an article a kitten almost die being force feed vegan food. I don't understand why some human put their own mind set on the poor kitten.

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  about 4 years ago
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