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Top Kitten Feeding Tips

An appropriate diet is essential for a kitten’s optimal growth and development. Getting the right food for your kitten is one of the most important ways to help your furball off to a healthy start. Before being separated from their mother, kittens depend fully on their mother’s milk for sustenance. When weaning starts, they are gradually transitioned to kitten food starting when they’re about 4 weeks of age. Young kittens differ significantly in their nutritional needs compared to adults. They are still rapidly growing and developing and they will benefit from a diet that is specially formulated to support their nutritional requirements.  A gradual transition is very important when feeding kittens. Any change that is made to your kitten’s diet should be made slowly and gradually to avoid digestive upsets. An adequate transition period will give time for your kitten’s system to get used to the new food. 

Your veterinary Crown Point IN is a valuable resource about your pet’s health and nutrition.

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