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Daily Feeding Recommendations

Healthy Weight Gold

The following are general feeding recommendations. Many factors including age, breed, activity level, and individual metabolism contribute to the need for adjusting portion sizes. Two to four times more food may be required gestating cats and nursing cats. Spayed or neutered cats may require up to 25% less food.

The following chart provides a good place to start, but determining the correct amount of food for your pet depends upon your evaluation of your pet's overall performance on the amount of food consumed along with any treats given.

Weight Loss

Weight of CatWeight of CatCups of Food per Day*Grams of Food per Day
4 to 8 lbs 1.8 to 3.6 kg 1/3 to 1/2 34 to 51
10 to 14 lbs 4.5 to 6.4 kg 1/2 to 2/3 51 to 67
16 to 20 lbs 7.3 to 9.1 kg 3/4 to 7/8 76 to 88
22 to 28 lbs 10.0 to 12.7 kg 7/8 to 1 88 to 101

Weight Control

Weight of CatWeight of CatCups of Food per Day*Grams of Food per Day
4 to 8 lbs 1.8 to 3.6 kg 3/8 to 5/8 38 to 63
10 to 14 lbs 4.5 to 6.4 kg 2/3 to 7/8 67 to 88
16 to 20 lbs 7.3 to 9.1 kg 1 to 1 1/8 101 to 114
22 to 28 lbs 10.0 to 12.7 kg 1 1/8 to 1 1/4 114 to 126

* Standard 8 fluid-ounce measuring cup

If you are interested, please Contact Us with your cat's breed, age, weight, activity level, spayed/neutered status, and any other special needs or concerns that you may have, and we would be happy to help you find a good starting point based on your pet's nutritional needs.

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