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How to Fatten Up A Cat in 7 Easy Steps With No Supplement at All!

Have you ever wondered how to fatten up a cat and help her reach an ideal weight? Although roughly 50% of cats are overweight, there are still some cats are naturally on the thin side while others lose an enormous amount of weight drastically. Whichever the case may be, it is natural for you to be the worried about your cat’s weight.

There are now many weight supplements available for pets. However, I believe that the safest way to help your cat gain weight is to go the natural route. As it is highly possible that sudden unexplained weight loss could be caused by any underlying medical problem, it might not be safe at all to give any weight gain supplement.

So, how exactly can we do this? I have put together an easy step-by-step tutorial on how to help your feline friend gain weight healthily and without the need for any medication or weight gain supplement.

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When Do Kittens Stop Nursing? Know the Best Time to Introduce Solid Food

When it is your first time to take care of newborn kittens, you may possibly be worrying about a lot of things, particularly when it comes to feeding or nutrition. Questions such as what do kittens need, when do kittens stop nursing, or how to wean them off milk are among the first information you need to learn.

For sure, milk remains to be the best option and is considered as the foundation to raising utterly healthy kittens. As soon as they are born, they should start nursing if the mother cat is in good condition. Let me walk you through the important stages of nursing – when to start it, when it normally stops, and how weaning should be carried out.

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How to Make Kitten Formula in 5 Easy Steps

Orphaned kittens are highly dependent on a special formula to keep the nutrients they need to thrive. You need to keep in mind that kittens are dependent on liquid nutrition from birth up until around 4 weeks.

While an ideal food source is the mother’s milk, you will also have to learn how to make kitten formula to ensure that these kittens get sufficient calories and nutrition in the absence of their mother’s milk. Yes, knowing how to whip a kitten formula is also a good skill for emergency feeding.

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