Cat Feeding Tips

What do cats eat and how much should you feed yours? Purina’s experts answer these questions in the articles below. Plus, you'll learn other cat feeding tips, like whether cats can drink milk, eat eggs and other human foods.

Featured Articles on Feeding Cats

A cat food bowl
If you're introducing your kitten to an adult cat food, or just trying a new food altogether – be sure to follow the following guidelines for a healthy transition.
A tabby cat eating from a food bowl

Whether you're a new cat owner or a lifelong feline keeper, you may have occasionally wondered how much food is appropriate for your cat or whether to opt for dry or wet food.

A grey cat licking its lips
If our cat is a fussy eater, you may have a problem. Many owners can actually create or encourage picky eating behaviour in their cats without realizing it. But once you figure out there's a problem, you can start getting things back under control.

Articles

  • Wondering how much food your cat should be eating each day? Your cats age & lifestyle should be considered. Follow these steps to determine how much to feed your cat.
  • Many new puppy owners wonder how often puppies should eat. The frequency of feedings depends on your puppy’s age. Find out how often to feed a puppy from Purina’s experts.
  • The Purina cat care experts know a thing or two about wet food. Learn some helpful guidelines for when, how often, and how much wet cat food to serve your feline friend.
  • What is an average cat weight? Learn from Purina’s experts about average cat weight and how to determine if your cat is the right size. Read tips for keeping your cat active, healthy, and happy.
  • Your cat's diet affects her overall health, and understanding what cats eat can help you choose the right food for your particular feline. 

  • Whether you're a new cat owner or a lifelong feline keeper, you may have occasionally wondered how much food is appropriate for your cat or whether to opt for dry or wet food.

  • If our cat is a fussy eater, you may have a problem. Many owners can actually create or encourage picky eating behaviour in their cats without realizing it. But once you figure out there's a problem, you can start getting things back under control.