Why do these numbers matter?
These numbers tell us that if cats had it their way, they wouldn’t be eating kibble which is notoriously high in carbohydrates, 40% on average. (Carbs are needed to form and hold the kibble together during the extrusion process, not to mention it’s cheaper than meat). Instead, cats would opt for a high-protein food with moderate amounts of fat, and low carbohydrates.
What’s the takeaway then?
We need to provide our kitties with food that comes as close to the wild or feral cat diet as possible and the best cat foods would do that by meeting the three fundamental dietary requirements of cats.