Sometimes a cat and a dog live in the house. And the puppy is not averse to feasting on the cat’s bowl. It would seem that the food is good, there is no difference. Is it so? Can I feed my puppy cat food?
Immediately make a reservation that we are talking about premium or super premium class feed. Do not feed other dry food to animals at all.
However, you can not feed a puppy cat food, even good.
7 reasons not to feed your puppy cat food
- There is too much protein in cat food. For a puppy, this is fraught with problems with digestion, kidneys and the cardiovascular system.
- Cat food contains too much fiber. This can cause a deficiency of minerals, as well as liquid soluble vitamins in the puppy’s body, lead to vomiting and problems with the gastrointestinal tract.
- There are too many vitamins PP and E in purr food. If a puppy eats cat food, this leads to skin peeling, itching, stool disorders, nausea and arrhythmia.
- Cat food is poor in vitamins A, K, C and D3. This is fraught with vision problems, poor coat and skin condition, bleeding gums, weakness, poor blood clotting and problems with the musculoskeletal system.
- Cat food is rich in taurine. This can cause problems with the heart, kidneys and digestion, and reproductive function is also affected. Allergy is possible.
- Excess phosphorus and iodine, which a puppy can get from cat food, affects the thyroid gland, heart, kidneys, skin, respiration, and is also dangerous for the functioning of the kidneys, intestines and liver, and can cause brittle bones.
- But potassium and sodium in cat food for a puppy is very small. This disrupts the functioning of the kidneys, heart, digestive system, muscles.
The conclusion is obvious – you can not feed a puppy with cat food.