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This article will help you to learn to feed correctly a kitten, to count a food allowance, not to give junk food.
What dangers trap kittens at a bowl?
The wrong feeding influences growth and development of the kid, leads to outer defects and internal problems, and at times even by a lethal outcome.
The incorrect choice of ready-made feeds, the natural food causing allergic reactions — all this too negatively affects the growing organism.
And it is still important not to forget about the certain mode of feeding other than the schedule of an adult cat.
For a start it is important to understand WHEN to enter a feeding up and how often to feed a kitten. You, of course, can be guided on a hungry look of a kitten, but it is better not to awake in it an animal, and in 3-4 weeks after the birth to begin to feed up the kid gradually.
To 4 weeks age it is necessary to develop the stable schedule of meal.
The kid has to receive additional feeding of 4-7 times a day.
But there are stalemates when additional feeding is necessary for kittens much more often.
How many once a day to feed a kitten:
How many food to give to a kitten:
How many in day the kitten has to receive forages?
Of course, it is easy to calculate norm of a forage on already offered positions, but we will facilitate a task and we will give several figures:
Remember that that food which you put in a kitten bowl should not be hotter at all or cold. Optimum, if food is room temperature.
It is important to remember consistence of food – better if the first portions are kashitseobrazny, not containing firm pieces. The blender or an ordinary grater will help with house conditions in it for vegetables.
So, than to feed a kitten:
The full kitten or sleeps peacefully or quietly sucks a cat. And here if kittens creep around mother, refuse a nipple, peep and are enough the stretched finger - it is signs that the child wants to eat.
With what to begin a feeding up or full feeding of the week pet?
Prepare a small bottle with a pacifier, the pipette or the syringe without needle and the special mix designed to replace cat's milk for a week kitten.
Here several simple recipes – with what to feed little kittens in house conditions:
These and other recipes will be useful and in case the kitten grows without cat mother and (correctly), his feeding completely lies on you.
|Productwhether||Can give to a kitten|
|Bananathere is no|
|Borschthere is no|
|Potatothere is no|
|Adult cat foodthere is no|
|Semolina porridgethere is no|
|Milkthere is no|
|Fishthere is no|
|Fermented baked milk||yes|
|Sour creamthere is no|
|Grassthere is no|
|Breadthere is no|
|Chocolatethere is no|
Features of feeding of a kitten age 2 — 4 months
To this age at a kitten teeth were already cut through and it is time to transfer its to autonomous food, accustoming to eat and drink independently from pans. Growth of a kitten very active, his skeleton is formed and becomes stronger, the GIT is finally formed. What to feed a kitten in 2 months with? Food of the kid has to be most vitaminized and is especially rich with protein.
Features of feeding of a kitten age of 4 — 6 months
In it age the kid actively puts on the weight therefore it is necessary to watch that the basis of a diet was made not by(with) the products which are postponed in fat, and those that increase muscle bulk.
The jaw at the kid was already created also meat pieces, a beef or chicken offal can be given not processed, and cut on pieces. What else is eaten by kittens at this age? It is recommended to add fermented baked milk or yogurt to low-fat fermented milk products step by step.
Features of feeding of a kitten age of 6 — 10 months
During this period the daily number of feedings actively decreases. Growth of a kitten becomes not such noticeable, but his flavoring preferences already appear. Do not indulge cat's whims and do not give to the teenager the forbidden products and food from a table. At this age it is already possible to treat the pet with low-fat sea fish from time to time.
Healthy nutrition of kittens = future health of a cat.
We not without reason at the beginning of article focused attention, on how it is important that the kitten received the balanced food.
Violation of balance of useful substances (minerals, vitamins and so forth) leads to serious problems with health of an animal:
At kittens so-called juvenile diabetes is sometimes noted. There are individuals genetically predisposed to it therefore you do not awake dashingly and do not provoke manifestation of a disease improper feeding
— the shortage of vitamin E (tocopherol) leads to deterioration in qualities of wool, irreversible changes of muscles and development in the future infertility.
— the shortage of vitamin C undermines the immune system, can lead to a disease of a scurvy;
— vitamin D is responsible for calcium-phosphorus exchange and interferes with development of rickets;
— the deficiency of vitamin A leads to violations of digestion and development of reproductive organs.
As we already wrote above, there are products which literally are poison for a cat (chocolate, onions, garlic). And it is good if the liquid chair is the only and quickly stopped poisoning symptom. Often the use of the mentioned products can become fatal to the pet.
Certainly, it is not all list of the problems threatening to the kid, but the main positions we allocated.
With what it is better to feed kittens – dry feeds or natural food? Difficult question. To feed with ready-made feeds of a kitten or not to feed – not one year Shakespearean passions boil. Probably, if to assume that good and responsible producers put in a jar or a package of a forage all necessary minerals, minerals, vitamins and additives, then feeding by ready-made feeds takes place to be, moreover, it facilitates life to the kitten owner. And reviews of veterinarians of such feeding in house conditions positive.
But if you choose as such light - option, then are simply obliged to learn several important rules:
Diets for kittens from Eukanuba Puppy & enjoy deserved popularity; Junior Small Breed, Hill’s Science Plan Puppy & Kitten, Size Nutrition Mini Junior Royal Canin and many others.
But if with elite sterns a picture clear, then forages a super-premium or a premium class demand more careful analysis. Let's consider on several examples.
Almo Nature a dry feed for kittens
This dry feed is very close to V.I.P-kormam. At the heart of this Italian diet meat of chicken and its derivatives. 53% fall to the share of animal protein, another 14% are not allergenic fig.
There is not a lot of shortcomings at this forage – only the high, perhaps, price.
The best price in online store the Old Farm.
Kitten food of a super-premium class Acana
Today Acana offers dishes with three tastes:
Advantages of the Acana kitten food:
Shortcomings of the Acana kitten food:
To buy a forage on Zoopassage.
the Dry feed of Royal Canin for kittens
The premium class in food of a kitten is the best of the worst and it is important to remember that the lack of a prefix "super" says that the quality of forages of this type is softly told "not really". But let's be objective.
Advantages of the Royal Canin kitten food:
Shortcomings of the Royal Canin kitten food:
Video about the correct feeding in house conditions
It is considered that the damp forages consisting for 80% of water suit more kids as they are completely acquired in a stomach and do not injure a gullet.
Remember that canned food also teach it is necessary to keep in the refrigerator, but before giving – by all means to warm up. The uneaten damp forage needs to be removed in the refrigerator before the following feeding again.
What damp forages are in demand for owners of cats and cats?
Damp forage of Bosch Sanabelle
This forage of a super-premium class is manufactured in Germany. It differs in very well balanced structure – 35% of protein (and almost everything animal origin), 7% of mineral additives.
We will carry to advantages of Bosch Sanabelle:
Pro Plan Junior
The pro-plan is a kitten food of a premium class which can be got in any pet-shop.
Hills kitten food
Хиллс – one more brand of a premium class.
We carry to advantages of this forage:
Now you know that kittens eat. It was necessary things are easy – to watch closely himself and not to dare to lose the mode and to indulge a favourite crumb vrednyashka.