Your cat's nutrition is important for a healthy & happy life. petMD experts help you to know what to feed your cat, how much food to feed, and the differences in cat foods, so your cat gets optimum nutrition.

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    Q. Why should I buy cat food according to my cat's life stage?

    A. The nutritional needs for your cat vary depending on their life stage. Kittens should...

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    Q. Why is it important for my dog's food to be balanced?

    A. Balance is vital for your dog's metabolism and efficiency. Dog food is formulated...

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    Q. What shopping tips should I follow when searching for a pet food that best suits the needs of my cat?

    A. You should feed your pet a diet based on his or her age, breed, activity level, and...

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