a lost cat needs some food i dnt know what type of cat it is and what it eats

about 2 days ago a cat came to my door step and its hungey and homeless i bout it some cat food at first but i dnt have alot of money left...hes a white cat with lime green eyes mixed with yellow..i dnt know much about cats ..and i know that dogs will eat anything but chocalete but a cat i ahve no idea...i feed it some rice and it ate it but what else should i feed it..

Asked by Member 849497 on Jun 26th 2009 Tagged ireallywanttohelpthiscatnotbeonaemptystumach in Homemade Food
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well i'm happy that you took this cat into your house. my cats mainly eat anything, from cat food, lunchmeat, leftovers. people may say things like the things i feed my cats aren't healthy, but as long as the cat is happy and is eating it i'm happy. my cats get anything and everything they want. cat food isn't normaly all that expencive. it more depends on where/ what brand you get. i hope this helped you out some.

Member 667584 answered on 6/26/09. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer

Sassy (2001-2012)

Your best bet is to go to Walmart or a similar discount grocery store and get a bag of their basic dry cat food. Most human food won't poison cats (except onions and garlic) but they can get severe nutritional deficiencies if they don't get certain vitamins/proteins in their diet. The basic cat food will include everything they need and won't be expensive.

Sassy (2001-2012) answered on 6/26/09. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer

Minuit AKA Miss Meany

It's great you are caring for this cat but honestly if you can't afford basic cat food to feed him, then the best thing is to take him to your nearest animal shelter or find him a new home. Owning a pet means ensuring they have proper food and medical attention when needed. Sometimes doing the best for our pets is giving them to someone who can afford to care for them.
It is true dogs will eat most things, but it doesn't mean it's healthy for them to eat everyday. A well balanced diet will keep your pets healthy and active.
Like PP suggested go to Walmart and buy a bag of inexpensive cat food. Rice will fill him up but no nutrients. Cats are carnivores and need protein, which reguires a meat based food.

Minuit AKA Miss Meany answered on 6/27/09. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer