Advantages of the combined food in the diet of adult cats
The average life span of a street cat is 6–7 years. A domestic cat is less susceptible to negative environmental factors that reduce its life expectancy, and with a favorable set of circumstances can live up to 20 years.
However, at the age of 7–8 years in the body of a domestic cat, aging processes are triggered, which lead to a significant deterioration in the quality of life and, consequently, a decrease in its duration.
• Reduced ability to digest food, in particular fat, fat-soluble vitamins and protein;
• intestinal peristalsis and its resistance worsens;
• The quality of feces deteriorates;
• Reduced appetite;
• Metabolism is disturbed and lean body mass is reduced;
• Quality of skin and wool decreases and change of a claw cover is broken.
At this age it is necessary to be especially attentive to the pet and not to forget about regular visits to the veterinarian to monitor health and carry out planned preventive measures. An important role in the prevention of premature aging is given to the nutrition of pets.
The diet should have a high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants, the optimal balance of macro-and micronutrients. PRO PLAN® ADULT 7+ dry food for cats over 7 years old with the LONGEVIS® complex fully meets these requirements. It has been experimentally proven that the unique LONGEVIS® complex really prolongs the life of cats. The feed contains chicory root, a prebiotic supplement that normalizes peristalsis and intestinal microflora. The easily digestible nutrients of the feed provide the cat with enough calories to maintain daily activity and optimal body condition, and its high palatability ensures excellent palatability. Additionally, the diet is enriched with taurine and vitamin E (in an increased amount compared to standard rations), which create powerful antioxidant protection for aging cells in the cat’s body.
An important role in the question of palatability is played by combined feeding. The use of wet food in the diet allows you to diversify food and thereby increase the appetite of selective cats in food, and wet food provides the pet with the necessary body moisture. Combined feeding favorably affects the health of the urinary system and the condition of the digestive system. It is also important to remember that the combined food allows you to encourage the cat without the use of products “from the table.” In combination with PRO PLAN® ADULT 7+ dry food, PRO PLAN® NUTRISAVOUR® ADULT wet food is best used – its tasty pieces with turkey and lamb in jelly will not leave indifferent any cat, and the optimally balanced composition will contribute to the prevention of premature aging .