How much to feed per day is not an exact science – not for us and not for our animals.
As a general feeding guideline, adult cats are fed between 2 – 4% of body weight per day. Large breeds require a lower percentage of their body weight per day than smaller breeds.
Kittens require more frequent feeding (if possible 3 times per day) and a higher ratio of food per body weight – anywhere between 4 – 10% of body weight, depending on age. Pregnant females will need smaller, more frequent feedings after 5 weeks gestation.