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Old September 19th, 2008, 11:19 PM
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Originally Posted by dbg10 View Post
Rice, potato, and pasta are all recommended to be included in a kidney diet for a dog or cat to reduce the amount and concentration of protein in their daily diet.
Just need to correct this. Cats should not be eating rice or potato or pasta, whether they have kidney disease or not. Cats are obligate carnivores and need protein. If they don't get enough protein, they will catabolize their own muscle tissue.
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