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How old is your cat?
What does she eat now?
Cats are obligate carnivores which means meat is their primary food.
It is fine if you want to cook for your babies. I feed mine chicken a nd fish as well as cat food.
They do need to eat some cat food to get proper nutrition.
If you feed more dry than canned the fatty will slim down and the trim one will fill out as that is the best way for them to balance their calories.
They are not meant to eat, carbs, grains or cereal:
High Protein/Low-carbohydrate (no grain) food data sheet Canned food: Before Grain (not meant for exclusive feeding) Blue Buffalo Wilderness Evanger's Innova Evo Instinct Newman's Own Grain Free Pinnacle Wellness Core Wellness Grain Free Weruva Best Feline Friend Dry food: Taste of the Wild Before Grain Indigo Moon Instinct Wellness Core Orijen Pinnacle &nb sp; Blue Buffalo Wilderness Innova Evo *canned food ranges from 30-40 calories/oz with little variation between brands. * dry food varies widely in calories and is ranked lowest to highest above **Most cats need about 200calories/24 hours. This is about 1 tuna sized can per day per cat. To figure 200 calories of dry food, check the bag for calorie content/cup or contact the company
Let me know if you still have questions about their diet.
Warmest best wishes,
It's true <sigh> that fancy feast is kind of "junk" food, but cats love it because it's smelly.
However, even though Iams is a good food, cats need to eat more canned than dry.
Try some of the better brands that have no grains until you fine one they like.
Evanger's Innova Evo Instinct Newman's Own Grain Free Pinnacle Wellness Core Wellness Grain Free Weruva Best Feline Friend
Cats that eat canned food stay trim because it is lower in calories but more filling than dry food.
If the LOVE fancy feast they can have it but add some water (tablespoon) because it is thick and suppliment with real meat or fish or chicken.
Good luck with your babies,