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Old 09-03-2012, 11:00 PM
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Hopefully someone here can help. I've switched Hazel(the cat) over to raw. But I do have a question in all the reading I've done on feeding raw with cats. Says that cats need a source of Taurine which comes in poultry hearts. But nothing tells me how much she will need. Do I need to give her a chicken/ poultry heart a day? I don't want to give her less than she is going to need.
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:09 AM
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You may be able to find some answers here

http://catinfo.org/

She has a detailed recipe of what she puts together to make raw cat food.
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i believe every other day is fine, but i know people who just add it to their daily meat. Basically, you can't give too much.
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I don't feed raw so I cannot answer your question. However, there is a cat forum I am on that has a raw feeding section that are pretty savvy with raw feeding cats. So you probably can ask them there.
http://www.thecatsite.com/f/65/raw-feeding-for-cats
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:09 AM
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Hey Jess, I have a sort of odd question for you. Is feeding ferrets like feeding cats or are they closer to dogs as far as their nutrition needs?
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Hey Jess, I have a sort of odd question for you. Is feeding ferrets like feeding cats or are they closer to dogs as far as their nutrition needs?
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Hopefully someone here can help. I've switched Hazel(the cat) over to raw. But I do have a question in all the reading I've done on feeding raw with cats. Says that cats need a source of Taurine which comes in poultry hearts. But nothing tells me how much she will need. Do I need to give her a chicken/ poultry heart a day? I don't want to give her less than she is going to need.
Heats are the best source of taurine, but beef heart has the most. It's not something you can overfeed, so the more the better. Without taurine, cats will die.
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Here is a good site that will help you http://rawfedcats.org
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I don't feed raw so I cannot answer your question. However, there is a cat forum I am on that has a raw feeding section that are pretty savvy with raw feeding cats. So you probably can ask them there.
http://www.thecatsite.com/f/65/raw-feeding-for-cats
Thanks for the link!
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:13 AM
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I think I'm going to switch my guys over to raw too. After Grover's crazy stinky poops, I've had about all I can take!
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