Cats are predators.

     They evolved eating a prey-based diet, and more importantly, eating that food raw. Cats in the wild often eat the entire  animal if it is small, this includes the bones of prey, as raw bone is highly digestible and is their primary source of calcium ( never give cooked bone  as this will cause an injury to the intestines  and a huge Vet bill for you!)

    Providing your cats with a diet that is modelled on what they would eat in the wild has many benefits, both for you and your cat:

  • Improved digestion

  • Greatly reduced stool odour and volume

  • Healthy coat, less shedding, fewer hairballs

  • Increased energy

  • Weight loss, if overweight

  • Better dental health

  • Better urinary health

Improved Digestion

     Cats are obligate carnivores, they must eat meat. There are no vegan cats. Their digestive systems are adapted specifically for a meat-based diet. A cat's digestive tract is short and acidic, and processes species-appropriate raw food highly efficiently in about 12 hours. This gives very little time for bacteria to proliferate, so cats are naturally resistant to food poisoning.

     Cats have no requirement for carbohydrates and limited ability to digest them. A raw cat food diet is more digestible than a diet of plant-based foods. Because they evolved eating a diet with almost no carbohydrates, they have only one enzyme system capable of handling them. This is quite different from humans and dogs, both having multiple enzyme systems that digest carbohydrates.

                                                   

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