Why does my Maine Coon not like water?
If your Maine Coon doesn’t like water, that doesn’t mean that there is anything wrong with them. If a cat has ever had a bad experience in water, or if they haven’t had a lot of experience with water in general, they might be less keen on it than other cats of their breed.
How much water should a Maine Coon drink per day?
Typical recommendations are that a cat requires about 50 mL of water per kg of bodyweight daily 3 – so this translates into 200-250 mL per day for a cat weighing 4-5 kg. This water requirement can be covered by the intake of “free water” from liquids and food, or from “oxidation water” produced by metabolism.
Do Maine coon cats drink a lot of water?
Because Maine coon cats naturally drink a lot of water, always keep a clean, fresh source available at all times. Their coats are relatively easy to maintain. Maine coons can be creatures of habit. This trait makes them easy to train when they associate an activity to something they like.
When to put a Maine Coon cat on kitten food?
Because Maine Coon Cats reach maturity later than other breeds, you may want to keep your cat on kitten food longer. Most cats make the switch around 4 to 5 months, but some vets suggest keeping Maine Coons on kitten food up until 9 months. Discuss this with your vet. Senior cats also have different needs.
What kind of food do you feed a Maine Coon?
You should feed your kitten a formula designed specifically for kittens. This will meet all the nutritional needs for your growing friend. Because Maine Coon Cats reach maturity later than other breeds, you may want to keep your cat on kitten food longer.
How big does a Maine Coon cat get?
• Largest of all cat breeds – most weigh 9 to 18 pounds! It is important to think about these unique characteristics when choosing a diet for your cat. The protein content of his food and how much your feed will be the most important thing to make sure he grows at a healthy rate.