Winter is an incredibly harsh season for cats, but it doesn’t have to be. We will look at cat health and diet in winter, including tips on keeping your feline friend happy and healthy this time of year.
As a cat owner, you probably know that your furry feline friend is a creature of habit. You can often see him or her eat the same thing at breakfast, lunch and dinner. But what do cats actually eat during winter? Well, a lot more than you think! Here’s an infographic with all the information about what cats eat in winter.
Do cats eat less in winter?
Perhaps you’ve heard that cats eat less in winter. You might have even noticed your pet acting sluggish. This isn’t always true, though. Cats are carnivores and need to eat a lot of meat each day just like other animals do in order to maintain their health so they can survive the harsh winter months. Let your cat enjoy all foods including chicken, beef liver, tuna fish or any kind she likes but don’t feed her too much!
What do cats eat in winter?
Many cats do not get hungry during the winter because they have adapted to live in northern climates. Since cat food is so readily available, as well keep your pet’s energy high you may notice she doesn’t eat much in many cases. Cats need meat and fat to survive cold weather, but too much of any one type of resource can be potentially dangerous or even fatal for them due to their evolutionary design which is always striving toward survival and self-main tenance.
The average cat needs a small amount of nutrients per day, but especially during the coldest months, they can live on very little sustenance and persist through periods even when there is limited food available to other animals. Not only will your kitty find it easier to maintain her weight more easily in winter because she’s already used this type of diet most often so now she needs less nutritional support during colder weather , you’ll notice that if left
unreguarded, your pet will start to lose some weight simply because of the change in seasons. She can survive on much less food than most other animals and risk starvation but cats are clever so you need not worry that she has no sustenance at all!
Cats are known for their finicky and delicate tastes, so when it comes to eating, they tend to be picky. Even though cats are carnivores, their dietary needs vary depending on the time of year. During the summer months, they need a lot of protein and fat in their diet because they are active. As soon as winter sets in, however, they start to eat less and require fewer calories.