Why a raw-diet?
People frequently describe cats as being independent. But that’s a simplification if you ask us. Sometimes they want space and sometimes they want attention and love. And, somehow, we always end up giving them whatever it is they want (how could anyone refuse that little whiskered face?) They’re brilliant little bundles of fur. Even as they stare out the window, it seems they’re concocting their next scheme to get dibs on the softest pillow, the yummiest treat, or the longest back scratch. They are unattainable and completely irresistible. Maybe the easiest thing to do is just give them what they want from the get go.
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Despite years of domestication, a cat’s digestive system hasn’t changed much. They are still designed to eat and digest raw meat. The high acidic levels of their stomachs allow them to digest it safely. And, their sharp little teeth aren’t just for love bites; they’re for tearing meat off a bone. Not only are they built to eat raw food, cats love it. This natural inclination makes sense when you think of all the health benefits of doing so. The goodness in raw foods (that sadly gets cooked and processed out of other cat food) keeps our kitties healthy, shiny, and full of life. Studies have shown that raw fed cats suffer from fewer diseases, live longer, and even look better than cats fed canned or other processed foods. (One study showed that after feeding a group of cats processed foods for just a couple of generations they lost the ability to reproduce. Yikes.)