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Raw food for Cat



We select the best raw food



The chemical composition is controlled by the Department of Veterinary Science, University of Turin (Italy) – Scientific managers prof. A. Schiavone and dr. E. Valle

Tuna

Tuna is an extremely digestible food, which helps making the cat nutrition complete. Additionally, Tuna is an excellent source of protein and acid fats like Omega 3, Omega 6 as well as selenium and B12 vitamin, which is essential for the cat well-being as it is not autonomously synthesized by its organism.

Salmon

Salmon is an extremely tasty ingredient that has a high animal proteins content. With its high biological value, Salmon is just perfect for the cat muscular system and the overall cat growth. Additionally, Salmon is rich in essential fatty acids (Omega 3 and Omega 6) that foster the hairs brightness as well as the skin health. Also salmon has a vast variety of vitamins: Vitamin A for example is not autonomously synthesized by the cat organism. Furthermore, Salmon contains Taurine, an essential amino acids that is fundamental for the cat sight improvement as well as for its digestive system.

White young fish

White young fish are a category of young green fish that can be categorized in two main sub-categories: anchovies and sardines. Anchovies are rich in protein and they contain all those minerals like potassium, phosphorus and calcium that are essential for the proper development of the cat skeleton. On the other hand, sardines also have a high protein content together with good levels of Vitamin A, which helps to boost the cat sight while preserving the cat epithelium.

Mackerel

Mackerel pertains to the green fish species. Among the numerous nutritious ingredients characterizing it, mackerel contains a notable amount of Vitamin B as well as mineral salts like potassium, phosphorus and magnesium, with the latter being a key element for the correct cat skeletal growth and physiological processes such as muscular contractions and antibodies synthesis.

Gilthead bream

Gilthead bream belongs to the low-fat fish category, it has a high noble protein content, and its meat is rich of Vitamin B1, B2 and PP. Vitamin B2 helps maintaining the cat liver and the cat oral mucosa healthy. Gilthead bream is a source of essential fatty acids like Omega 3 that are particularly important for the cat diet.

Sardine

Sardine belongs to the fish species commonly referred to as “green fish” which is vastly present in the Mediterranean Sea. Sardine meat is extremely tender and tasty. From a nutritional standpoint, sardine meat is rich on Omega 3 fatty acids and it is also a good source of Niacin, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, phosphorus, proteins, calcium and selenium.

Shrimps

Shrimps are crustaceans characterized by excellent nutritious qualities as they are rich on proteins. From a dietary standpoint, shrimps are extremely beneficial as they provide your cat with mineral salts such as phosphorus, sodium, potassium and calcium (the latter being key for an optimal skeletal growth).

Bonito

Bonito is a fish that belongs to the mackerel species that is well renowned for its high nutritional value. Like other fishes belonging to the green fish family, Bonito is a good source of Vitamin A, phosphorus, high biological value proteins and Omega 3 fatty acids. Bonito tissues contain substantial quantities of zinc which is a vital element for the correct functioning of the immune system as well as for the constitution of numerous enzymes.

Beef

Beef is rich on proteins and essential amino acids that are essential for the cat growth and for the development of its musculature. Beef meat provides phosphorus potassium as well as iron, zinc and magnesium. Also, beef meat is rich in vitamins like thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2) and niacin (PP) which are essential for the correct functioning of metabolic processes (i.e. sugars processing). Moreover, beef meet provides arachidonic acid which is a fundamental element that cats cannot synthesize by themselves.

Chicken

The chickens we use for the preparation of our products come from supervised “free range” livestocks. For our products we only utilize noble chicken cuts like breast while we discard cheap cuts like bowels and tendons. Chicken meat is highly digestible and it represents one of the best protein sources for your cat; among other aspects, chicken meat provides various elements which are fundamental for the cat well-being -like arginine, taurine and arachidonic acid- that cannot be synthesized by the cat organism.

Lamb

Lamb is a young sheep whose age is below one years old. Lamb meat is usually very tender and it has a high nutritional value as it is rich in essential amino acids and it is a great source of minerals as well as group B vitamins. In case of food intolerances, lamb meat is usually recommended as a valid alternative to beef meat.

Beef liver

Beef liver is a kind of offal that is characterized by an excellent nutritional value for your cat as it is rich in proteins and lipids. Since it is rich in Vitamin A, beef liver is an excellent food. However, you should never feed your cat with beef liver only as it could results in an excess of vitamin a. For this reason, in our cat food recipes beef liver is always mixed with other protein sources.

Chicken liver

Chicken liver has a high nutritional value and it is an excellent ingredient for the cat diet. In fact, chicken liver is rich in vitamin A which is a key substance for the cat as it cannot synthesise it by himself, thus requiring an external dietary supplement.

Ostrich

Ostrich meat belongs to the “red meat” category; even though it is not particularly well-renowned, it has remarkable nutritional qualities: as a matter of fact, ostrich meat has a low-fat content and it is recommended for the diet of overweight animals. Moreover, ostrich meat is characterized by a low collagen percentage thus, it is very tender and highly digestible. As for minerals and vitamins, ostrich meat provides good quantities of iron as well as group b vitamins.

Ham

Pork meat is highly digestible as it is low in connective tissues. Additionally, Pork meat contains various ingredients like B1, B2, B6, B12 and D vitamins as well as minerals like iron, copper, zinc and selenium.

Cheese

Cheese is a high fat and high calcium food that constitutes a valid ingredient for the cat diet. In fact, cheese proteins are extremely digestible.

Eggs

Egg is a complete food with a highly nutritional value. The biological value of the protein is very high, because of the essential amino acids content. Egg is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. It helps satisfying the energetic needs because of highly digestible lipids content.

Rice

In small quantities, rice represents an excellent source of carbohydrates that can be easily digested by your cat. What is more, rice is gluten free and it is rich in magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. Additionally, whole rice provides insoluble fibre, an element that contributes to the cat correct gastro-intestinal transit. On this regard, insoluble fibres can be extremely helpful for aging cats.

Vegetables

Vegetables provide fibres that help the cat digestive process by easing the intestinal transit. Carrots, green beans, pumpkins and peas are not only a source of fibres but they are also rich in vitamins (especially A and E) and minerals like potassium.

Asparagus

Asparagus has a reduced caloric content, it is rich in fibres and it contains pro-vitamin A, vitamin C and various group B vitamins. Also, these vegetables are provided with diuretic and laxative properties. Integrating asparaguses in your cat diet facilitates the intestinal functions and it is particularly indicated for overweight pets.

Beans

Beans are proteins and carbohydrates rich legumes that contain calcium, phosphorus and potassium. Additionally, beans are a good source of group B Vitamins and they are well renowned for both their diuretic properties and their support to the intestinal functionality (thanks to their high fibre content).

Carrots

Thanks to their low-fat and high-fibre content, carrots are a low calories food. Moreover carrots, are rich in beta-carotene, which is the forerunner of Vitamin A. In small quantities, carrots represent an useful source of fibre for the cat diet as they help his intestinal functions.

Potatoes

From a nutritional standpoint, potatoes are renowned for their high carbohydrates content, especially in the form of starch. Given their high carbohydrates content, potatoes can only be used in small quantities in the cat diet as cats are strictly carnivors.

Aloe

Aloe is a plant with numerous healthy properties and it is utilized as a supplement for the cat diet. In fact, aloe has multiple functions like fostering digestion, preventing inflammations, boosting the immune system and eliminating hair boluses from the intestine thanks to its lubricating action.

Seaweeds

Seaweeds have an excellent nutritious value. In fact, not only they are low in fats, but they are also rich in vitamins and mineral salts. Lastly, seaweeds high fibre content facilitates the intestinal transit of you cat.

Jelly solution

Jelly solution is made with two main ingredient: carrageenan and guar.
Carrageenan is a substance that is broadly used by the food industry as thickener and it is obtained by utilizing two kind of red seaweeds typical of atlantic coasts -which have been previously boiled-. One kind of seaweed is called Chondrus crispus (commonly called marine lichen) while the other one is called Gigartina mamitiosa (commonly referred to as Island musk).
Guar (Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, belonging to the leguminous family) is an herbaceous seasonal plant originally found in India. Guar can reach a maximum height of 2 meters, and it produces fruits (pods) containing 5-9 seeds that can be processed to extract guar rubber. The food industry takes advantage of guar thickening and stabilizing properties to make numerous products like ice-creams, sauces, lunch meats and beverages.

Surimi

Surimi is a fish preparation that is characterized by its high protein content and its low fat content.
Its flavor is extremely appealing to the cat.

Apple

Apple is a fruit with multiple nutritional properties; it provides soluble fiber, in the form of pectin, which facilitates gastrointestinal transit. The apple also contains high levels of polyphenols, natural substances with antioxidant action, important for delaying cellular aging; finally, it contains vitamins E and C, also characterized by antioxidant functions.

Amaranth

It is a plant from South America, with ancient origins. This small seed does not belong to the cereal family, with respect to which it has peculiar characteristics. Amaranth does not contain gluten and is richer in protein and lysine, an essential amino acid. It also provides important minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron.

Goji berries

Goji berries are small red fruits of oriental origin with very interesting properties: they contain vitamin C and A in high concentrations, they bring mineral salts such as potassium, calcium, phosphorus and are rich in antioxidants such as carotenoids. These berries have energizing properties and support the immune system.

Cranberry

These wild berries originating in North America are known to be rich in natural substances with an antioxidant action, which act by slowing down the aging process. The cranberries also bring carotenoids, useful for maintaining healthy eyes and skin.

Olive

A typical food of the Mediterranean diet, it is characterized by a high content of lipids, useful for giving energy to the cat; in particular the olives are rich in oleic acid, a fatty acid of the omega-9 series, in polyphenols and tocopherols, with antioxidant activity.

Squids

Squids are fine fishery products: they have a low fat content and provide high biological value proteins. They also contain mineral salts such as sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin A, which is important for the eyes and for the health of the skin.

Green tea

A beverage widely consumed mainly in Asia, it has been the subject of numerous researches that have shown its innumerable beneficial properties. In fact, green tea contains high levels of polyphenols, belonging to the catechins family, which boast a notable antioxidant activity and for this reason, they are useful for preventing cellular aging.

Papaya

An orange fruit of tropical origin, the papaya is rich in interesting properties: it contains in fact an enzyme, called papain, known to promote digestive capacity; it also contains carotenoids, vitamin E and C, which boost the activity of the immune system and have antioxidant action. Papaya also supplies minerals such as potassium, magnesium, calcium and phosphorus.

Kiwi

Kiwi is a fruit  native to China, but currently the world’s largest producer is Italy. It is a fruit full of important nutritional properties, for example, it provides soluble fibers like pectin, useful to promote intestinal transit. It also contains vitamins like K, E, folic acid but especially vitamin C, which contributes to the normal function of the immune system.

Raw food for Cat

Updated on 2018-12-07T17:44:47+00:00, by Staff.