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Old November 6th, 2008, 09:35 PM
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Originally Posted by sunmamma View Post
Does anyone know how much homemade food to feed. Is there chart that tells you by weight how much to feed per day?
The general rule, according to the National Research Council, is about 20-30 calories per pound of ideal body weight per day. Depends also on the individual (age, activity level, health, etc.). Less specifically, if the cat needs to lose weight, feed less, if it needs to gain weight, feed more.
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