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MOBY’S Tips: Food Options For Cats

MOBY’S Tips: Food Options For Cats

Many factors are involved in choosing a diet that suits a cat's individual needs, such as age, activity level, size, and health. Complete, balanced, safe and high quality nutrition are very important. Diets should contain appropriate levels of vitamins, minerals, and other essential nutrients, including taurine, to help cats thrive.

Freeze-Dried Raw

Freeze-Dried Raw Food reflect the cat's ancestral diet with most over 90% meat, organs and bones. Freeze-Drying process keeps the food as natural as possible. Raw diets are digested gently and efficiently, and recipes include natural fiber sources such as seeds and probiotics to promote gut health. Natural oils and omega fatty acids in raw diets support skin & coat health. Natural enzymes promote tooth health, and ground bones gently polish teeth and freshens breaths.

Wet Food
Wet foods are usually the staple food of cats' diets, especially as they grow older. Wet food is the most hydrated diet and is very important for the overall health and urinary health. Cats can be picky about taste and texture. Wet food often have various texture options such as protein packed chunks, shreds, pates, and in nutrient rich jelly, soup, or gravy.

Dry Food
The most economical and convenient are dry food. Look for high quality, protein rich dry food (kibbles or air-dried). Gently air-dried food combine the best of raw and fresh. Some kibbles are coated with raw recipes for extra flavor. Dry foods can also have added probiotics to support gut health and omega fatty acids for healthy skin and coats.

Best Food Types For Specific Needs: 

Adult & Senior
Most diets are formulated to provide complete and balanced nutrition for adult and senior cats. Senior cats may need extra vitamins, minerals and nutrients or supplements to support their health as they grow older.

Kittens
Kittens need a complete and balanced nutrition with extra nutrients to support their growing bodies and energy needs.

Urinary Issues
Making sure your cat is hydrated is the key to flushing your bladder and diluting your urine to avoid problems such as infections and blockages. Domestic cats may lack hydration so it is important we add moisture to their food.

  • Freeze-Dried Raw Food rehydrated with water
  • Wet food diets can support proper hydration

Sensitive Stomachs

  • Freeze-dried raw recipes are the least processed and are digested more gently and efficiently, while providing probiotic support and a natural fiber source
  • Wet food recipes that include real meat as the first ingredient and digestible and soup
  • Kibbles that contain additional probiotics that support gut health

Skin Issues

  • Freeze-dried raw diets are minimally processed and contain natural oils that can aid in the relief of skin allergies or sensitivities
  • High-quality wet foods with omega fatty acids
  • Kibbles with ingredients like biotin, vitamin E, and linoleic acid for a boost

Overweight

  • Freeze-dried raw diets are nutrient dense and contain minimal carbs and starches which help with weight management
  • High protein, minimal carb ingredients or low calorie kibbles may also be beneficial

Food Allergies/Sensitivities

  • Single source protein recipe to avoid a certain protein your cat is sensitive to
  • A novel protein, like Rabbit or Venison, can help sensitive cats to determine protein allergies
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