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How many times do you feed a cat daily?

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A cat should be given high-quality and nutritious food at least twice a day. Cats must also have access to clean water in a bowl that's cleaned daily, unless a veterinarian says otherwise.

A cat owner should speak with a veterinarian to determine the best feeding schedule for a cat. A proper feeding schedule allows cats' bodies to repair tissue and maintain proper energy levels. A cat may require more or less food if it is sick, recovering from an injury or not very active. The amount of food a cat requires can also be affected by extreme temperature changes and reactions to hot and cold weather.

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