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Choosing the right food for your cat

Good nutrition is as important to your cat's health as it is to your own. But cats' nutritional needs are quite different from ours. While a human diet should be high-fibre and low-fat, a cat needs a high-fat diet – for energy and a thick, luxurious coat – and less fibre for good intestinal health.

Even if you prefer a vegetarian diet, cats don't tend to thrive on meatless meals. Domestic cats are carnivores, just like their big cat cousins, and require animal protein and animal fat for a healthy digestive tract. Cats also need carbohydrates for energy.