With all of the pet food recalls for contaminated and tainted food pet owners are looking for alternatives to commercially prepared bulk cat foods. Consider giving your pregnant feline safe, delicious and healthy homemade cat food. Your cat will certainly enjoy the smell of the food cooking on the stove and when she learns it is for her, listen for the PURR and purr yourself knowing you are providing her a healthy nutritious meal free from the additives, hormones, fillers, by-products and chemical preservatives all to often found in commercial pet food.
During your cats pregnancy a good quality, nutritious diet is important. kitten food for your cat as this contains higher protein & calcium.
Over feeding can lead to excessive weight gain and should be avoided. Your cat should remain fit and not overweight in preparation to give birth to the kittens.
To assure your cat gets all of the minerals and vitamins she requires especially during pregnancy purchase a supplement from your local veterinarian. There are also some human foods that must not be given to cats so choose recipes which meet the specific requirements of felines. Here is a special recipe just for pregnant cats. Best of luck with your feline cuisine.
PREGNANT CAT DIET
1 cup of Corn flour or Polenta cook with water to give 4 cups
(Couscous, oats or millet can be used in stead)
4 cups minced turkey (chicken, heart or lean beef/lamb or rabbit)
4 tablespoons of Supplement Powder (see above)
1-1/2 teaspoons of bonemeal
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil,
5,000 i.u. of vitamin A
100 i.u. vitamin E
Raw vegetables: 1 teaspoon with each meal.