Cats may consume several types of human food in addition to cat food, such as whole grains and vegetables. Cats are generally carnivorous, meaning they primarily eat meats, although some show enthusiasm for non-meat food... More »

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Certain vegetables; small portions of yogurt, sour cream and cottage cheese; moderate amounts of fish; eggs; and cooked animal meat are safe table foods for cats, states Animal Planet. All table foods given to a cat shou... More »

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Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning that they must primarily eat meat. Cats have trouble digesting vegetables and should only be on a meat-based diet. More »

PetMD lists important elements to consider when choosing cat food, including the amount of animal protein and grains in the food, added by-products, the cat's stage of life, nutrients incorporated into the food and guide... More »

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The best dry cat food brands feature recipes that rely heavily on real meat and use fewer grains, such as corn and rice, than brands of a lower quality. Since cats are obligate carnivores, their food must have a solid ba... More »

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Pet cats eat commercial cat food that meets feline nutritional needs. This commercial food can be dry kibble that comes in a bag or wet food from a can or pouch. The diet can be supplemented with treats, which should com... More »

Kittens have different dietary needs than adult cats and need to eat food specifically designed for kittens. According to the ASPCA, kittens require more energy than adult cats. Kitten food is designed to provide the pro... More »