1/3 to 1/2 cup
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How much food should a 10 pound cat eat?
An adult cat requires about 25 calories per pound of body weight. An 8 oz cup of dry food averages in at about 500 calories. So, if we estimate that the average ten-pound cat needs about 250 calories per day, the average cat will need about 1/3 鈥?1/2 of a cup of food, maybe less if your cat is particularly lazy.
How many calories does a cat need a day?
Your cat鈥檚 ideal healthy weight will determine how many calories they need a day. An adult cat requires about 25 calories per pound of body weight. An 8 oz cup of dry food averages in at about 500 calories.
How do I know how much dry food to feed my cat?
Measure the amount of food left at the end of the day to figure out how much dry food your cat ate that day. Repeat this process for at least a week and calculate the average amount of food your cat eats in a day. Start feeding the average amount daily.
How often should I Feed my Cat?
One of the most important parts of a cat diet is access to plenty of fresh, clean water. A balanced meal once or twice a day for adult cats is best in most cases. This is also best for senior cats 7 and older.