In most cases the main ingredient
of the home made food will be meat. The meat is
rich in protein, fat, carbohydrate etc hence can be considered ideal
for the home made food.
But the minerals such as calcium and phosporus
may be deficient in the meat. Hence the pet owner must make sure
sufficient quantity of calcium and phosphorous are provided to the
cats in the home made food. Otherwise the deficiency of these minerals
will lead to various nutritional problems.
For this purpose mixing the bone in the home made food
is also practiced. One should remember that the bone
is the good source of calcium, phosphorous and
many other minerals. Commercial mineral mixture preparations are
also available, which can be mixed in the home made food
in case mixing the ground bone is not feasible.
One must remember that the cats are carnivores, hence they prefer
meat, bone, skin, contents of the organs more when compared to the
milk, bread, cereals etc. People generally prefer to make vegetarian
home made food for cats which needs to be avoided as much