The basic pet food choices for kittens and cats
Dry foods for kittens and cats are a popular choice as they are convenient and economical. Dry food is low in water and has a long shelf life which results in staying fresher in their feeding bowl.
Dry foods are good for keeping a kitten or cats teeth clean and free from plaque. However dry food should not replace brushing your kitten or cats teeth regularly.
Dry pet food has premium brands and regular brands. The premium brands have more meat and more preservatives in them then the regular brands.
It is a good idea to check the labels and avoid the pet foods which have a large amount of preservatives in them.
A good online pet store will give advice on the dry pet food which has real meat in the product. An unknown brand may have an unknown mix of meat and vegetable protein
Pet food for your kitten and cat requires meat as the primary ingredient on the label.
Details of the balance required for your kitten or adult cat.
An expiry date on the packet.
A guarantee on the packet from the manufacturer the ingredients are fresh.