I need help with my feline meal plans?

Updated on June 2, 2021

Help for a Novice Pet Parent, I need Help with my Feline Meal Plan?

Please note that these recommendations are for guidance only. It is safe to adjust these amounts for individuals based on health, lifestyle and appetite to achieve an ideal trim body condition.

The table below illustrate this for all feline life stages.

Desired or Ideal Weight of Adult Cat (kg)Typical Adult (grams/day) Pregnant (grams/day) New Mother with Kittens (grams/day) Kittens up to 4 months (grams/day) Kittens 4 – 9 months (grams/day)Kittens 9 – 12 months (grams/day)
1 – 1.540 – 60130 – 195
1.5 – 260 – 80165 – 220
2 – 2.580 – 100200 – 250200 – 250
2.5 – 3100 – 120250 – 300250 – 300209 – 251
3 – 3.5120 – 140270 – 315450 – 525270 – 315238 – 278
3.5 – 4140 – 160315 – 360525 – 600315 – 360266 – 304
4 – 4.5160 – 180360 – 405600 – 675360 – 405304 – 342
4.5 – 5180 – 200405 – 450675 – 750405 – 450329 – 366
5 – 5.5200 – 220450 – 495750 – 825353 – 388
5.5 – 6220 – 240440 – 480715 – 780376 – 410
6 – 6.5210 – 228480 – 520780 – 845399 – 432
6.5 – 7228 – 245520 – 560845 – 910455 – 490
7 – 8245 – 280490 – 560770 – 880
8 – 9280 – 315560 – 630880 – 990
9 – 10315 – 350630 – 700990 – 1,0

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