The American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA) has issued a report on feline nutrition. Many of the recommendations are very similar to those for dogs, but there are also some differences.
Kitten Nutritional Requirements
For kittens, getting proper nutrition is important right from birth, which is why your veterinarian will be able to help you decide what foods and supplements to use during kittenhood. For that reason, in this section we’ll concentrate on feeding guidelines for adult cats only.
Kittens usually begin eating solid food when they’re about four weeks old; however, some breeders recommend waiting until six weeks before offering any kind of commercial cat food or dry cat supplies because it can take three or more months for an infant animal to develop its own digestive system and learn how best to handle the different nutrients in their diet. The mother cat may have already taught her kittens all she knows about managing life inside her belly! But if you want them ready when they arrive at your home so they won’t be frightened by new smells and sounds while adjusting to completely new surroundings, then start with pre-made kitten formula or baby food at four weeks of age. We like these products because you can mix with water (or broth), freeze into ice cube trays (for easier transport later), portion out small amounts every day rather than making one big meal each day with tummy troubles ahead…and most importantly: You can control exactly what goes into their