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Old July 18th, 2011, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by sugarcatmom View Post
Free-feeding unlimited amounts, yes. Leaving a specific and appropriate amount to be consumed at a pace the cat finds comfortable, no.
Nothing wrong with that.

Originally Posted by sugarcatmom
Except that a cat's metabolism is designed to take in many small (ie mouse/bird/lizard/insect sized) meals throughout the day. It doesn't down-regulate the way a dog's or human's does.
Twice daily feeding is a pretty normal suggestion by feline professionals.

Sugarcatmom, I don't want to argue with you; there are lots of opinions on all sorts of pet subjects out there. It really doesn't matter to me how much or how often the OP feeds her cats - I'm sure they will be fine.
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