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Feline Nutrition Nutrition for the Optimum Health and Longevity of Your Cat

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ISBN-10: 1461057337

ISBN-13: 9781461057338

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lynn Curtis

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Cats, through desert adaptation, require water as a component of their food. They also lack the metabolic pathways to efficiently process plant material, thus defining them as obligate carnivores; their food should consist only of meat, fat, bones, and organs. These are two very simple yet fundamental facts of feline nutrition. A cat is soley designed to hunt, kill, eat, and process meat. Through millions of years of evolution, cats have developed unique characteristics of anatomy, physiology, metabolism, and behavior indicative of obligate carnivores.Many feline diseases such as diabetes, obesity, urinary tract disorders, chronic renal disease, and irritable bowel syndrome can be directly…    
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Book details

List price: $10.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 7/13/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Lynn is a former, professionally-trained, veterinary technician and has been a feline advocate for over two decades. She has spent more than 25 years working in the fields of biology and chemistry. Lynn's experience with her own cats, one dying at nine years of age from chronic renal disease and the others diagnosed with varying medical ailments, inspired her to seek an answer to their health challenges. Diet was the key.Lynn's knowledge of feline nutrition lead to the creation of the Feline Nutrition Awareness Effort, an online venue founded to educate care-givers and advocate for optimum feline nutrition through a species-appropriate diet whether produced commercially or prepared at home.