What is the best food to feed a diabetic cat?
Good options like freeze-dried chicken, beef, salmon, tuna, and liver are high in protein and low in carbohydrates, just like the foods recommended for diabetic cats. Stop giving treats if they interfere with your cat’s appetite at regular mealtimes.
Can diabetic cats eat meat?
Cats are obligate carnivores meaning that animal proteins must form the biggest chunk of their diets. This need for protein increases even more for diabetic cats. A special diet for diabetic cats includes low-carbohydrate foods and animal meats.
Do vets recommend raw diet for cats?
The AVMA discourages the feeding to cats and dogs of any animal-source protein that has not first been subjected to a process to eliminate pathogens because of the risk of illness to cats and dogs as well as humans.