Re: [FH] Update Can 12
You sure have my sympathy! My vet said that I should let my girl eat 6 oz
of canned food or 1/2 cup dry food per day. But then she was almost 18
pounds and a bit overweight. Now she's down to 15-1/2 pounds and I let her
eat what she wants, but it's just not all that much.
I really limit the dry food since it's not good for her.
Sometimes I sprinkle tuna flakes on her food & she'll eat something she
I've also had success with dried mackerel flakes (Fish Out of Water)
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Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 9:58 PM
Subject: [FH] Update Can 12
> I hit the all time record today. 12 cans. He finally took his lasix on
> cheapest can of cat food I had tuna with egg for .25 cents. He is on a
> food diet today. Wonder what it will be tomorrow? I bought tiny cans of
> food that costs .71 cents a can. I opened 3 of those today. And don't
> he won't touch cod liver oil, so no medicine compounded in that. How
> cans does your cats eat a day? Actually eat, not what you opened. He
> almost 3 whole cans of food today and some dry stuff. Is that typical.
> routinely fed canned food before just used as a treat so I don't know
> to expect. The vet said let him eat as much as he wants so I do.
> Bridget Bailey (bab0066vpy)
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- Hi Bridget,
In a message dated 8/4/05 9:58:46 PM, Bab006@... writes:
<< How many
cans does your cats eat a day? Actually eat, not what you opened. He ate
almost 3 whole cans of food today and some dry stuff. Is that typical. >>
The general guideline is to feed 20-30 calories per lb of ideal body weight
per day, adjusted for age, metabolism, energy, etc. Most canned foods are about
30-35 calories per ounce. There are charts with the calorie counts of many
common foods here: www.sugarcats.net/sites/jmpeerson.
<< I never
routinely fed canned food before just used as a treat so I don't know what
to expect. >>
Have you just recently introduced canned food as a meal? That could be part
of the reason why the cat won't eat canned. // Rosemary