Cat Pâtée or cat food: Why alternate?

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Pâtée ou croquettes : pourquoi alterner ?

Is your cat more kibble or mash? The choice may seem complicated. Having said that, you must favor a wet and / or dry diet adapted to the nutritional needs of your feline. This contains all the vitamins and minerals necessary for the health of your animal.
What are the good reasons foralternate the mash or the croquette to feed your cat well? Light on a quality food alternation dedicated to your cat.

The benefits of cat food

Classified as wet food, cat food is a food rich in meat and water that perfectly hydrates your feline. This will help it flush out toxins and prevent possible kidney infections. It therefore promotes a good growth cat, provided it does not contain too much sugar. The mouth-watering aromas attract your pet, even the most demanding. The best of the pâtés will be served at room temperature, rather than straight out of the refrigerator.

The downside is its conditioning. Usually offered in trays or individual boxes, it can only be kept for a maximum of 24 hours.

The advantages of dry cat food

The cat food fall under dry food due to a mixture consisting mainly of meat, fish, cereals, eggs and vitamin supplements. Because nutrients are processed at high temperature, the water in staple foods evaporates. This is why it is strongly recommended to leave a bowl of water next to your kibble dispenser.

The consumption of dry food allows your cat to maintain oral hygiene sustainably.

If you have a difficult-to-feed cat, offering them kibble is a good solution. Indeed, their gourmet flavors and their crunchy constitution will make him want to eat them without hesitation. To keep their freshness impeccably and prevent oxidation, our experts recommend that you store them tightly in a safe place at room temperature.

The differences between croquettes and pâtés

With kibble, your cat gets into the habit of chewing, so it doesn’t naturally clean its teeth and keep its breath healthy. Chewing activates blood circulation in their gums and minimizes the risk of tartar and plaque deposits.

The croquettes keep longer, unlike the mash. It is easier to distribute and ration them on a daily basis. In this case, the use of a kibble dispenser is ideal for your cat to be independent when it comes to meals.

From a digestive point of view, the croquette is an excellent nutrient and digest more easily as mash, moreover, not recommended if your animal has digestive disorders. You will have more choices to select the appropriate kibble for your cat’s diet. There are indeed several ranges adapted to the profile and the sensitive pathology of your animal, such as, for example, cereal-free kibbles, for sterilized cats, adults or kittens.

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Even if your cat requires water at his disposal throughout his day, the mash has a high water content up to 80%, which guarantees optimal hydration.

If your cat is prone to kidney failure and at the risk of crystals or urinary stones, the consumption of mash can reduce these types of infections.

Moreover, the essential vitamins and minerals present in the mash are not altered, unlike dry foods. You will have to be careful with the first price croquettes made up in principle of cereals in large quantity and little meat. These carbohydrate-rich, low-protein kibbles do not conform to the cat’s carnivorous diet. Conversely, the mash is similar tonatural food of your cat because of its delicious composition which exalts its taste buds.

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The ideal is to offer your cat some kibble and a little mash at each meal. He will thus benefit from all the nutritional benefits offered by both foods. This mixed diet allows you to offer a good nutritional balance to your cat. Our quality products available in kibble or cat food will satisfy your companion as difficult as it is.

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