Quick Entry on “How Much to Feed?” – change in food quantity (hot/cold weather) and feeding to support lean/healthy body condition

🍂 15 years young NR/RF kitty, Briar has been eating much more food (volume) lately with the drop in temperature, reduced light exposure, change in season & his requirements have changed. 😻 👉 How much to feed? We say, “Feed according to BODY CONDITION” – NOT:By percentageBy current body weight (ideal/target weight – yes!)By ageBy activity levelBy caloric guidelinesBy appetiteBy behavior Yes, all these factors may be used when initially switching to feeding fresh foods, but after you first start with an average suggestion for quantity/calories, soon afterwards, you will need to adjust amounts based on your animals’ individual metabolism and needs – and to adjust, as needed, on a regular basis, too! 👉The SINGLE MOST important determining factor for knowing how much to feed your carnivores is BODY CONDITION. To determine, have a qualified, experienced raw feeder/third party help you examine your animals’ body condition, or objectively look at your animals’ body composition and condition. 👉 Your carnivore should

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My responses to “A broken heart: Risk of heart disease in boutique or grain-free diets and exotic ingredients”

The FDA identified over 20 brands of boutique “grain-free” pet foods that have been linked to DCM (potentially fatal heart disease) in dogs/cats, according to a report the agency published recently after over a year long ordeal.” If you are concerned about this issue for your pets, SFRAW suggests the following…

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