Feeding frequency, but not dietary water content, affects voluntary physical activity in young lean adult female cats.

  title={Feeding frequency, but not dietary water content, affects voluntary physical activity in young lean adult female cats.},
  author={Maria R. C. de Godoy and Kousuke Ochi and L F de Oliveira Mateus and A C C de Justino and Kelly S. Swanson},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={93 5},
The objective of this study was to investigate whether increased dietary water content and feeding frequency increased voluntary physical activity of young, lean adult female cats. A replicated 4 × 4 Latin square design with a 2 × 2 factorial treatment arrangement (feeding frequency and water content) was used. The 4 treatments consisted of 1 meal daily dry pet food without added water (1D; 12% moisture as is), 1 meal daily dry pet food with added water (1W; 70% total water content), 4 meals… 

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