Cat breeds & cat food complement each other. Cats are quite popular pets and there is an estimated 57 million pet cats in the US only and this includes the various cat breeds in the world. Each of the cat breeds has a different characteristic & personality. Persian cats are one of the most popular breeds and one of the oldest too. Also known as longhair or Persian longhair in Britain, they actually arrived in Britain from Iran and can be found all over the world today.
Show-quality cat breeds have started to become quite popular and the Persian cat is one of the best show quality cat breed. They have long thick coats, wide head with ears that are set quite far apart, short legs, large eyes, and an a fore-shortened muzzle. If you have a Persian cat then you need to clean her eyes on a daily basis as it can often become gooey. Persian cats can be quite fussy about their food and hence you need to provide her with top quality cat food. The cat food should contain healthy amount of proteins, vitamins and minerals.
You've probably been there before - standing in front of shelves loaded with dozens of cat food packages. Dry or canned? Senior, Growth or maintenance? Premium or maybe super-premium? And if you manage to get past all of these mind boggling questions - what about selecting a flavour for your gourmet of a cat?
Most vets will advise you to provide her with meat based cat food. Cats love fish, meat and milk and hence, you should provide your lovely Persian cat with enough of the above so that it helps her to grow stronger. There are several brands of cat food that offer healthy and nutritious food. If you are not aware of the type of cat foods that you need to provide your cat then consult a vet for guidance.
Cat food should primarily consist of the following ingredients: Chicken, rice, chicken meal, corn gluten meal, corn, chicken fat (naturally preserved and mixed with rosemary extract, tocopherols, and citric acid), pea fiber, dried egg powder, natural chicken flavor, rice hulls, salmon oil, beet pulp, ground psyllium, sodium silico aluminate, soya oil, potassium chloride, L-lysine, fructo-oligosaccharides, DL-methionine, choline chloride, calcium carbonate, borage oil, sodium tripolyphosphate, brewers yeast extract (Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation solubles), taurine, inositol, Vitamins (dl-alpha tocopherol-source for vitamin E), niacin, d-calcium pantothenate, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (vitamin C), biotin, riboflavin (vitamin B2), pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), thiamine mononit vitamin A acetate, vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid, vitamin D3 supplement, Trace Minerals like zinc oxide, zinc proteinate, ferrous sulfate, copper proteinate, manganese proteinate, copper sulfate, sodium selenite, manganous oxide, calcium iodate, marigold extract and potassium citrate.
One of the important things that you need to keep in mind is the quantity of certain cat food items like the following:
·Crude Protein should be =/>30.0%
·Crude Fat should be =/> 22.0%
·Crude Fiber should be =/< 7.6%
·Moisture should be =/< 9.0%
·Magnesium should be =/< 0.09%
·Taurine should be =/> 0.28%
·Vitamin E should be =/> 600 mg/kg
·Vitamin C should be =/> 300 mg/kg
·Omega 6 should be =/> 5.35%
·Omega 3 should be =/> 0.85%