1. Consult Your Vet

Your vet will recoomend the food based on the life stage and health of your cat.

2.) Animal Protein

The important nutrient in the  cat diet is animal protein not plant Dietary Protein Contains about 10 essential Amino Acids that cats can’t make on their own

3. So, a cat food must contain chicken, lamb, beef, rabbit or fish in sufficient quantity.

4. Daily Proteins Requirements For Cats

Adult Cats 10 g Kittens 12.5g Nursing Cats 41 g

Source: National Academies Press(NPA)

6.) Moisture Content:

In general, wet foods are better than dry foods if your cat is not too thin.

Percentage of Required Moisture

Wet food= Above 80% Dry foods= At least 10% (you still need to make her drink water)

7.) Cats Need Fatty Acids

Make sure that the food must contain Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids.

8.) Taurine

It is extremely important in keeping vision, digestion, heart muscles, and immune system healthy.

9) Low or no grains

Presence of grains and fillers in cat food may give rise to problems like diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting etc

10) Say 'No' to artificial flavours, colours and preservatives