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Daily Calorie Requirements for Cats

 

body weight
in pounds
growing
kitten
normal,
neutered adult
intact
adult
obese
prone
weight
loss
4 275 132 154 110
5 325 156 182 130
6 373 179 209 149
7 418 200 234 167
8 460 221 258 184
9 503 241 281 201
10 545 262 305 218 174
11   281 328 234 187
12   300 350 250 200
13   318 371 265 212
14   336 392 280 224
15   354 413 295 236
16   372 434 310 248
17   389 454 324 259
18   407 475 339 271
19   424 494 353 282
20   439 512 366 293

PDF link: CalorieRequirementsForCats

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Give your cat liquid medicine, the easy way

Verify that your cat does not health problems that prevent her from consuming milk.

If she is cannot or does not like to drink milk then you can do the same with tuna juice. You should use 100% real fish, packed in water and not oil..

You need:

  1. a plastic cup
  2. white milk / tuna juice
  3. scissors

 

Step 1: Get a plastic cup:

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Step 2: Cut the cup with scissors. Keep the base of the cup with 1cm approx height:

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Step 3: Fill the cup with the milk/tuna juice, leave about 2mm empty

Step 4: Pour the medicine inside the cut cup.

Step 5: Stir

Step 6: Give it to the cat!

Done 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pet nutrition

From catster you have a handy estimation:

For wet food:

  • 3 ounce = 85gr = 125 calories
  • 6 ounce = 170gr = 250 calories

For dry food:

  • 1 cup = 300 calories

Here are some sites with important information on pet diet:

Calculator for calories per 100g of dry food:

http://fnae.org/carbcalorie.html

Cat nutrition table from animalmedicalcenter:

http://www.animalmedicalcenterofchicago.com/pdf/CalorieRequirementsForCats.pdf

Best daily calorie calculator site for cats and dogs:

http://www.petplace.com/article/cats/keeping-your-cat-healthy/feeding-nutrition/how-to-calculate-your-cats-daily-calorie-intake

Advices for cat nutrition:

http://www.2ndchance.info/catfood.htm

http://www.catster.com/cat-food/how-much-should-i-feed-my-cat

Another calculator

http://petsci.co.uk/feline-calorie-calculator/