Thank you. My vet has already suggested I watch the salt content.
However he said nothing about phosphorous. This is valuable info.
-- In feline-heart@y..., "zellenecats" <zellene.sandler@p...> wrote:
> One thing to consider (though my vet didn't think it that
> is the salt content of the food. Since heart patients are prone to
> fluid buildup, a lower salt diet is preferable, IMHO. I recently
> posted a link to a site that has salt content of various
> available foods.
> Since the kidneys of heart kitties often become affected, I do try
> choose the lower phosphorus foods, given a choice.
> I strongly believe the better the quality of food, the better
> my cat has. I use canned, "human grade" commercial foods,
> supplemented with some homemade. I also like to feed beef heart for
> its taurine content. I avoid any cat foods with unnatural