What we’re reading - A healthier way to feed your cat: Hide its meals, says The New York Times

What we’re reading - A healthier way to feed your cat: Hide its meals, says The New York Times

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July 26 - Much like people, cats need portion control. They need regular exercise. And some experts even say they really should be in charge of their own feeding schedule.

Taken together, these factors boil down to the notion that cats should not be eating from bowls. Plopping a scoop of food into a bowl is not enough!

In their natural environment, cats eat about 12 times a day, feasting on small prey like mice and birds that are appropriate for their stomachs, which are about the size of a table tennis ball. They also toss their prey around in a form of play that is essential to their well-being.

Read more at: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/24/business/a-healthier-way-to-feed-your-cat-hide-its-meals.html?_r=0