Re: [FH] low sodium cat food?
- In a message dated 5/27/2005 5:30:37 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Savionna
> I'm not sure what you mean that cats have "limited ability to use glucoseYes, I know glucose is derived from protein and fats -- I meant dietary
> as a fuel source." In cats, as in most animals, glucose is the primary source
> of energy. The diff. between cats and many other animals, however, is that
> cats have evolved to derive glucose from animal proteins and fats, not from
glucose/carbohydrates, as many/most domestic cats eat commercial foods which are
higher in carbohydrates than their wild-type diet. I wasn't very clear in what
I was saying.
"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened."
- Anatole France
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