Start with small amounts of food. Well, if you are accustomed to such food a little kitten that besides milk there is nothing else in life have not tried. But if you have many years fed his Mouser meat and sour cream and all of a sudden, without warning, fill his bowl with some obscure grains, most likely, nothing but gentle confusion on the part of the animal in the answer you get. Don't start with large portions, try first just buy a cat a few dry pellets, so he could evaluate their taste and aroma.
After the cat will understand that the strange stones which you offer, can be eaten, start the next stage. Natural products gradually replace the dry food. If an animal eats a new food willingly, just give him first a small amount of feed, and then, as a reward, a little comfort food. If eating problems and the cat refuses to eat what you offer, you must act differently. Offer the cat a small amount of feed and do not give any other food as long as he will not eat. Your task is to produce a reflex. The animal must clearly understand that first need to cope with the peas, and then they would give him meat.
Gradually increase the amount of dry food and decrease the amount of natural. Manufacturers of animal food added to their products substance that attracts cats. Therefore, eating dry tablets, contrary to the opinion of many breeders, is a great appetite. The cat just needs to get used to her food now looks as follows. Remember that your main task is to transfer the animal on dry food. To combine natural food and balanced feed, unfortunately, impossible. Or do you feed meat, or poured into a bowl of dry food. The third is not given.
Advice 2: How to teach a kitten have food
Kids living with a mother cat, do not know how to eat on their own. But if they remain with their mother until the age of reason, she teaches them all herself, and they imitate her, and occurs the natural process of learning adult life. But what if you took kitten, and he is not himself? Don't worry, to accustom him to the food easily, the main thing is not to panic, even if he absolutely refuses to eat.
For feeding use a shallow bowl to which you need to put quite a bit of food, and especially milk or other liquids. The first time you feed a kitten soft food, you can grind in a meat grinder or blender.
Slightly poke the baby food it needs to feel pleasant aroma and taste. Need not poke his nose and lips. Kitty wants to eat and start doing it yourself. Do not be afraid that he will die from starvation, these are isolated cases. Usually fluffy self-preservation instinct, and it starts with the pleasure to consume the proposed meal.
To teach a kitten to dry food need after a fully formed teeth. Even food for the little ones designed for grown-up animals, a kitten three weeks of age will not be able to crack. The exceptions are liquid feeds, which can be used to give the kids. Enter it in the diet gradually, the daily rate should not exceed 1/3 of all the food. Gradually increase the amount of cat food, and then simply transfer the animal in him completely.
Introduce dry food in the same way, but consider the age of the baby. Do not attempt to feed food designed for adult cat, the kitten may be indigestion. Be sure to always bowl stood clean and fresh water. Daily rate see the package, do not forget to take into account the age and weight of the animal. The calorie content of the product is different, so follow the manufacturer's instructions.
When feeding dry food cats consume a lot more liquid. Ensure that the animal was always access to clean water!
If your purring hard without meat or sour cream, buy in the store a small bag of wet food of the same manufacturer. It, in contrast to the natural, can be combined with dry food without compromising the health of your pet. And the taste of moist pieces of meat in jelly will remind the cat of what it lacks.