As a general rule, at any age. It is important to be aware that this food should only ever be fed as part of a varied and balanced diet – it does not contain the same nutrients as adult cat food.
What kind of kitten food do I give my kittens?
Kittens need four different types of cat foods: biscuits, ready-to-eat (RTE) powders or casseroles, wet foods and treats which are designed for them specifically. Avoid feeding kitty anything which looks like dog food; dogs don’t eat their own poo so cats shouldn’t either!
How often can you feed your kitten? How much should they eat? What amounts are dangerous to give them? To answer these questions, you must first understand how big your kitten will get when it grows up. Kitten growth rates vary according to breed but generally speaking most breeds weigh around 0.5–1kg (1–2lb) when they’re fully grown at 8 weeks old. A medium-sized domestic shorthair weighs about 2 kg (4 lb), while an average female Siamese weighs in at 3 kg (6 lb). The largest breeds usually stop growing by 12 months old but some may still grow taller than the rest until they reach 18 months old. Your best source of accurate information on what your kitten’s approximate weight is likely to be when full grown is from its breeder or veterinary surgeon since there won’t always