Feeding Cats

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Handling, Preparing, and Transitioning Cat Food.

Some raw food products may contain bacteria that could cause illness if mishandled. Follow these steps for safest use of raw and cooked pet foods.

  1. Keep frozen until ready to use.
  2. Thaw in refrigerator.
  3. Keep pet food separate from other foods. Wash working surfaces, utensils (including cutting boards, preparation and feeding bowls), hands, and any other items that touch or contact pet foods with hot soapy water.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers immediately or discard.

Read more about handling, preparing, and serving pet food via the 'Handling Articles' button below.

Handling Articles
Portion Calculator
Use this portioning calculator as a guide to determine how much food your pet needs each day. NOTE: This does not replace the guidance of your vet.

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Use if your vet recommends an increase or decrease in your pets daily portion.

Nutrition Information

RER: Resting Energy Requirement:
Calories required to sustain existing weight while at rest.
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MER: Maintenance Energy Requirement:
Calorie requirement for 'RER + Life Stage/Condition'.
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Daily Quantities
(Atwater):Balanced Blends uses the Atwater System for the calculation of the available energy of foods.


Transitioning your furfam — from any diet — should be done slowly to avoid stomach upset (including vomiting and diarrhea). Introduce a new food gradually by mixing it with their current food over 7-10 days.

Transitioning Articles