Many cat foods include cereals, sometimes even as the main ingredient. How does this meet the physiological needs of the predator? Does the cat need cereals?
Any cat is an obligate predator. This means that she needs a diet based on animal protein (up to 90%). A cat physiologically cannot stay healthy if there are too many components from plant foods in its diet. However, a certain proportion of carbohydrates should still be, and that’s why. Continue reading