(Closed) When should kittens be switched to adult food?

posted 3 years ago in Pets
Post # 2
4541 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

At around a year old you can switch to adult food. To make the transition smoother and avoid any potential digestive upset you can gradually mix in the new food with the old before switching to all new food.

Post # 3
2028 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

sweetchiquita12:  I switched my kitten at about 6 months. My vet recommended it, since kitten food is so high in fat, and since I already had an adult cat and they pretty much ate each other’s food all the time anyway.

Post # 4
716 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

At a year old.

Post # 7
2607 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

It’s generally best to keep them on kitten food for one year.  Are you free-feeding?  Free-feeding promotes overeating and obesity.  It’s better to feed them two or three small, measured meals per day.

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