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How to Convince a Cat to Eat Canned Cat Food

Watch more Cat Care & Grooming videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Use the tips given here to help convince a cat transition from eating dry to canned cat food. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Establish a meal schedule Establish a regular schedule of two or three feedings a day if the cat has been eating dry food whenever it wants. Step 2: Stimulate an appetite Get the cat active before feeding times. Exercising or playing with the cat will stimulate its appetite and make it less likely to refuse canned food. Step 3: Combine canned and dry food Add the canned cat food to the cat's dry food in increasing amounts, until you have switched the cat over to 100 percent canned food after about a week. Tip Warm up the canned cat food if it has been refrigerated. Heating the food will increase its aroma and make it more attractive to the cat. Step 4: Add a treat Try sprinkling a very small amount of the cat's favorite treat on top of the canned food if the cat resists the change. After the cat has begun eating the treat, press it into the top of the canned cat food. You'll have manged to persuade your cat to eat the new food before you know it. Did You Know? Obesity in cats can predispose them to diabetes, hepatic lipidosis, and arthritis.
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