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Daily Feeding Recommendations

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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 kittens, gestating cats, and nursing cats. Kittens weighing less than four pounds and/or younger than six weeks should be fed free choice. 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.

6 - 11 Weeks

Weight of KittenWeight of KittenCups of Food per Day*Grams of Food per Day
4 - 6 lbs 1.8 - 2.7 kg 1 - 1 1/2 105 - 158

3 - 4 Months

Weight of KittenWeight of KittenCups of Food per Day*Grams of Food per Day
4 - 6 lbs 1.8 - 2.7 kg 1/2 - 3/4 53 - 79
6 - 8 lbs 2.7 - 3.6 kg 3/4 - 1 79 - 105
8 - 10 lbs 3.6 - 4.5 kg 1 - 1 1/3 105 -140
10 - 12 lbs 4.5 - 5.4 kg 1 1/3 - 1 1/2 140 -158

5 - 7 Months

Weight of KittenWeight of KittenCups of Food per Day*Grams of Food per Day
4 - 6 lbs 1.8 - 2.7 kg 3/8 - 2/3 40 - 70
6 - 8 lbs 2.7 - 3.6 kg 2/3 - 3/4 70 - 79
8 - 10 lbs 3.6 - 4.5 kg 3/4 - 1 79 - 105
10 - 12 lbs 4.5 - 5.4 kg 1 - 1 1/4 105 - 132
12 - 14 lbs 5.4 - 6.4 kg 1 1/4 - 1 3/8 132 - 144
14 - 16 lbs 6.4 - 7.3 kg 1 3/8 - 1 1/2 144 - 157

8 - 12 Months

Weight of KittenWeight of KittenCups of Food per Day*Grams of Food per Day
4 - 6 lbs 1.8 - 2.7 kg 1/4 - 1/2 27 - 53
6 - 8 lbs 2.7 - 3.6 kg 1/2 - 5/8 53 - 66
8 - 10 lbs 3.6 - 4.5 kg 5/8 - 3/4 66 - 79
10 - 12 lbs 4.5 - 5.4 kg 3/4 - 7/8 79 - 92
12 - 14 lbs 5.4 - 6.4 kg 7/8 -1 92 - 105
14 - 16 lbs 6.4 - 7.3 kg 1 - 1 1/4 105 - 132

* 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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