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post #11 of 20 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 06:40 PM
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How much does he weigh? I tend to use 20-25 calories per pound depending on activity level.



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How much does he weigh? I tend to use 20-25 calories per pound depending on activity level.
Base on 20-25 calories per pound, ET would need about 260 calories per day. I just calculated the amount I feed, it worked out to be about less than 150 calories per day for ET. He lost approx 500gm in 2mths, was at 5.8kg just 10days ago, then I weighed him again just 2days ago, he was at 6kg, put back 200gm. He is getting less calorie, but his weight goes up and down between 5.8 and 5.9kg.

Anyway, is there a problem when he is getting lesser calorie? about 50% lesser?
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Base on 20-25 calories per pound, ET would need about 260 calories per day. I just calculated the amount I feed, it worked out to be about less than 150 calories per day for ET. He lost approx 500gm in 2mths, was at 5.8kg just 10days ago, then I weighed him again just 2days ago, he was at 6kg, put back 200gm. He is getting less calorie, but his weight goes up and down between 5.8 and 5.9kg.

Anyway, is there a problem when he is getting lesser calorie? about 50% lesser?
Sorry, I just realised I may be off topic.
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He is 7.3kg which is 16lb I think, the vet says he should be about 6kg, 13.23lbs. He told me to feed him 2 wet pouches and 26g of dry according to his goal weight but thats when we lost weight too fast. So I upped to 30g dry and he hasnt lost a bean since and each day I never know if he will eat much of his wet.
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So I upped to 30g dry and he hasnt lost a bean since and each day I never know if he will eat much of his wet.
What kind of wet do you feed him? If you have access to Innova, it has been proven to satisfy the pickiest of cats. It is really good for them, too. If you would like, check it out to see if it is something your cat would want.

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Ill see if I can get it easily in the UK. He has a variety of hilife, naturesmenu, james wellbeloved and sometimes the crappy supermarket ones.
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I know Amazon carries it. I am not sure if there is someone that sells it that ships to the UK.

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Thank you I ordered some bozita today, worth a go!
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What kind of wet do you feed him? If you have access to Innova, it has been proven to satisfy the pickiest of cats. It is really good for them, too. If you would like, check it out to see if it is something your cat would want.
My cats hate Innova :/ I wish they would eat it, but they dont even come closer if I put it on their plates. One would starve himself to death rather that eat it, the other will eat eventually, but only enough to survive.. ?

so it just confirms that every cat is different..

I officially envy appetites of your cats! they eat Innova and eat it cold from fridge! you are lucky!

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From what I have read, a cat should eat between 20 and 30 calories per pound of cat.
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