Originally Posted by white cat lover
My advice....find a vet to guide you on this.
Making food requires that the kitty get all the supplements needed....you don't want to miss anything. Your vet is the best one to ask about that.
I agree, however, most vets are poorly educated when it comes to feline nutrition, and usually they all tend to recommend dry food, and just the mention of raw food makes them roll their eyes at you, so I don't particularly trust their opinions in this matter.
But if the vet is specialized or knowledgeable in feline nutrition then I don't have a problem with it.
When I lived back in Alabama, I used to give the boys, they were kittens then, canned food, cooked egg yolk, and other cat treats and my vet back then, recommended dry food only. He said that giving them different flavored canned foods and treats etc. would make them become finicky eaters. I foolishly followed his advice and guess what, today my cats are ridiculously
finicky eaters! It's a wonder that I was able to switch them from dry to wet. But now, I can't even try and give them a different flavor, even if its the same brand, and try a different brand? Forget it!
That's why I tend to feel strongly about this. I know that some vets are educated when it comes to cat food but most aren't. Heck, I had to take Samson in the vet, he had a bladder infection, and the vet asked me why I stopped giving him dry? Can you believe it???