Question from Arlene
How should I change my cat’s diet?
Our Vet Says:
Hi Arlene,
Some cats can be difficult when trying to introduce a new food and are very smart at picking up changes.  If you change your cat’s diet too quickly this could result in what is called food adversion and your cat won’t want to eat the food.  It can also result in an upset stomach.  The idea is to change the food gradually, even over a few weeks if you have a very fussy eater.  To start, mix 90% of its current diet to 10% of the new one and once your cat is eating all his/her food gradually increase the percentage of new food and decrease the old diet.  Some cats can be tranistioned within a week, others take longer.  It’s important not to rush the process.  


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