What risks are you referring to? Just curious.
Hello and yes, I have fed raw to my dogs for over 20 years, so very familiar with it, but our last dog died two years ago , so we got two kittens and want to get them on the raw diet, so was needing some input as to the amounts a kitten would eat. Thus far we have a good start on the diet as we followed Dr. Marty's Wellness diet, to me, it made good sense. I am very cautious when it comes to food prep and clean up.Hi Richard! Playing devil's advocate here. Have you thoroughly researched raw food for cats? I checked it out once, and decided not to do it due to the risks involved. What are your thoughts?
Yup. Definitely want to avoid another Poopapalooza.Ah, yes, my pal Sal... Sal Monella, lol. Met him once and it was NOT a pleasant experience... wound up lying on the carpet in a friend's flat, puking into a large stainless steel mixing bowl for a number of hours. Weak and prone for 24 hours, at least. Not recommended for anybody's bucket list... although a bucket comes in handy.
Thank you and will keep on investigating other sites.Thanks for answering. Very glad that you're experienced with the diet and are taking full precautions. No advice from me, but maybe others can help. And so sorry to hear your dog has passed. Enjoy your new kittiecats!
I think another reason it is not as dangerous in terms of bacteria as people think is that for some reason people think it's different from human food when it really is not. When you handle the food you are every bit as careful as you would be handling food for human consumption. You buy the meat in the same place you buy your own meat, keep things clean, freeze it as soon as possible......all the same things you already do. There's no reason that preparing raw meat for the cat is any more dangerous than preparing the meat you eat yourself.I know people who feed their cats raw food with excellent results. I think one of the reasons it's safer than people believe is because food moves so quickly through a cat's system.
Hello Richard,was wondering the amount of organ meats and meat in general do you feed a 16 week old kittens?