Protein is crucial within the diets of canine and cats, but more protein just isn’t essentially higher. Nonetheless, if you are contemplating using the grain-free, excessive protein/low carb dry foods, please perceive that these diets are very calorie-dense and sometimes lead to weight achieve, in addition to being detrimental to urinary tract well being because of their water-depletion.
It means that your cat was built by Mom Nature to get her nutritional wants met by the consumption of a considerable amount of animal-primarily based proteins (meat/organs) and derives a lot much less nutritional help from plant-based proteins (grains/vegetables).
Liver is a very nutritious organ meat – and ought to be present in small amounts – but it surely should by no means be the primary ingredient as it is extremely high in vitamin A and presumably D and you do not wish to feed an excessive amount of of those nutritional vitamins.
Given what a cat does eat in nature, it makes much more sense to be feeding a part of the diet in the type of giant chunks of meat (as giant as you can get your cat to chew on) or gizzards (tough and fibrous) which a cat’s tooth are designed to chew.
I would love to see veterinarians cease being so ‘married’ to the diets they reach for every day and learn the basics of optimum feline diet and start thinking about the use of higher high quality, decrease cost, over-the-counter – or home made – diets.