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Old May 3rd, 2008, 03:29 PM
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My cat likes to eat several times a day in smaller portions.
That's fine, and actually ideal.

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Vet said he should eat twice a day, but considering she recommends dry food, then no wonder -
Typical . Unfortunately, not a lot of vets are up-to-date on feline nutrition.


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But canned food must be eaten right away, and that's what he eats now.
Actually you can leave wet food out for pretty long periods of time (up to 12 hrs). Add a little extra water to prevent it from drying out too much. During the week when I go to work, I put down a big breakfast of canned food for my guy and he nibbles on it over the next 4-8 hours. Evenings and weekends I feed him several smaller meals, mostly because that's when he gets his raw and he doesn't like it if it's been sitting out for more than a couple hours.


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Is it bad to feed him say 4 times a day in equal intervals, or not?
Perfect.
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