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Old July 18th, 2011, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Myka View Post
Free feeding is what often allows cats (and dogs) to become overweight.
Free-feeding unlimited amounts, yes. Leaving a specific and appropriate amount to be consumed at a pace the cat finds comfortable, no.

Originally Posted by Myka View Post
There really isn't any reason to free feed or feed more than 2-3 times per day.
Except that a cat's metabolism is designed to take in many small (ie mouse/bird/lizard/insect sized) meals throughout the day. It doesn't down-regulate the way a dog's or human's does.
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