Nutritional Peculiarities and Diet Palatability in the Cat

@article{Zaghini2005NutritionalPA,
  title={Nutritional Peculiarities and Diet Palatability in the Cat},
  author={G. Zaghini and G. Biagi},
  journal={Veterinary Research Communications},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={39-44}
}
  • G. Zaghini, G. Biagi
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary Research Communications
  • Cats have become the most popular companion animal in Western Europe. Unlike other domestic animals, cats are strict carnivores and this influences both their nutritional requirements and food preferences. Cats have very high protein requirements and their diet must contain some nutrients, such as arginine, taurine, niacin, vitamin A and arachidonic acid. Besides its nutritional value, a diet for cats must also be highly palatable. This paper offers a quick overview of feline nutritional… CONTINUE READING
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