Support Our Locally Owned Pet Shop with Your Purchase of Raw Food for Cats
How do you know your cat is receiving the nutrition they require? You're bombarded with cat food commercials, each claiming that their product is more effective than the others. Miss Kibbles in Gainesville, VA can help reduce the confusion. We offer a variety of cat foods and can assist you in finding the one that is ideal for your precious pet.
Your cat is a hunter, descended from a long line of hunters. Wild cats naturally ate a wide assortment of nutritious food, based upon what they could snag. But your domestic cat depends on you to feed them. Miss Kibbles has all the foods that will keep them happy and healthy.
What Nutrients Does Your Cat Need?
For starters, your cat is a carnivore. They need meat in some form. This could be chicken, beef, lamb, fish, or eggs. They need fats to provide energy and help absorb vitamins like A, D, B1, B2, B3, and B6. In addition, some cat foods include carbohydrates, which are digestible and provide energy.
Reading a Cat Food Label
Cat food companies are required to put particular information on their labels, such as ingredients in descending order of weight, and guaranteed analysis, which tells you the minimum and maximum amount of nutrients like fats, protein, and fiber.
Learn about food descriptions. There's a big difference between "chicken cat food" and "cat food with chicken." Chicken cat food must be 95 percent chicken, while cat food with chicken can have as little as 3 percent. Food called "chicken dinner" (or chicken formula) can be anywhere between 25 and 95 percent chicken.
Labels contain feeding instructions, but they're a guideline and not a "one size fits all." Your vet's advice takes precedence.
Try to find the nutritional adequacy statement, which explains whether the food is meant for an adult cat or a kitten.
Still have questions? Just ask us! Miss Kibbles in Gainesville, VA has everything you need for your pet. We offer a wide selection of major brands and our educated staff is eager to answer your questions and help you choose the best food for your cat. Stop by our store or call (276) 885-3101 for all your pet's needs.