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Hello my Name is Jim and I am a first time Cat (kitten) owner. He is a Russian Blue who is 10 weeks old. His name is Guy. He's already my best friend. Love him to bits. I have a Question regarding the Requirements that Kittens need differently than Cats.. Guy is currently on Wellness Kitten. I read that kitten food should have higher protein and fats. kitten food must contain a minimum of 22 percent protein and 8 percent fat. Adult cat foods contain a minimum of 18 percent protein and 5 percent fat.. My can of wellness has 11% protein and 6% fat... It has less fat then the regular cat food and basically the same Protein.

As I searched different Cat foods and their kitten counterparts I cannot really see any difference.. I also do not see the 22% of protein that the FDA recommends. Am I missing something... Are there any wet cat foods that meet those requirements .. My main concern was I was gonna start a Raw Frozen diet But it's for Cats not Kittens. The ingredients are
Turkey Meat, Turkey Bone, Beef Heart, Beef Liver .... What would my kitten need extra? I am so confused. I thought I was buying decent wet food with Wellness but it seems like there is no difference between Cat and Kitten.

I hope someone can help me. Am I missing something. Are Cat foods basically the same? Are there Cat foods that have a kitten formula that they say Kittens need.....

Thank you
 

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Personally I have always just fed my kittens regular cat food and they have done just fine. Wellness is a good brand, and I feed that, Whole Earth Farms, and Nulo canned cat food to my cat. He came to me at just over 5 weeks and has always eaten regular adult canned cat food and has thrived.
 
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