Rawfeeding

Why a raw diet, and how to prepare it..

How to feed kitty right. Watch for additional articles on fiber, calcium:phosphorous, pre-made raw diets, etc.

Usually we recommend cats eat smaller prey with lighter bones, but Lee's Jespah has other ideas

While still not enough is known at this time about a cat's exact nutritional requirements (such as the exact ideal ratio of Omega 3 fatty acids to Omega 6), this much we do know - they have always been, and continue to be obligate carnivores with carbohydrate requirement of no more than 5%.

Read more: Basics and Rawfeeding Options

Since different meats and veggies have varying amounts of calcium and phosphorus, it is imperative that you first determine how much calcium and phosphorous there is in a given type of meat so that you can then calculate how much calcium to add to a lb of meat to attain the ideal Ca:Phos ratio which ranges from 1.2 - 1.4 Ca: 1 Phos We have a calculator available to forum members that does this very easily.

Read more: Boneless/No Grind Recipes

Food offerings been snubbed by your kitty? It's happened to the best of us, so pick yourself up and move on. You can do it:) Check this article for reasons why your (non)cooking might have left something to be desired, and use the following cheat ingredients:

Read more: Bribes/Kitty Condiments

Pork chunks Recipe

This recipe is for those kitties who like their meat cut up into chunks, as opposed to ground-up. It is better for cats as it gives their jaws a bit of a workout. Not as much as with raw meaty bones or whole prey but it's something. My cats prefer chunks to ground, so this is what I feed on non-whole prey days.

Read more: Chunked-meat recipe