Basically, grain-free cat food is an option available to cat parents who want to feed their kitty a diet that has no grains. Grains are things like wheat, corn, rice, oats, and barley. Why would someone want to feed a cat food with no grains? Well, sometimes it's personal preference but there are also some health benefits to feeding your cat a food that does not contain grains.
This post is sponsored by Hill's Science Diet and there will be an opportunity to win some free Hill's Science Diet Adult Grain Free cat food at the end.
Benefits of Feeding Your Cat a Grain-Free Diet
Some cats are allergic to certain foods, including grains. Some cats are sensitive to grains. This might cause itchy and/or dry skin or stomach upset. It's no fun to be itchy and have tummy troubles. Many cat parents find that feeding a grain-free diet helps improve dry and itchy skin. Other cat parents find that a grain-free diet helps alleviate tummy upset in their cat.
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Just because a food says grain-free does not necessarily mean that it's carb-free or really high in protein. Other sources of carbohydrates, like potatoes, are added to the food to make sure that it is nutritionally balanced.
Hill's Science Diet Now Offers Adult Grain Free Cat Food
When choosing your cat's food, what do you look for? Did you know that the first ingredient on a bag of cat food should be real meat? The first ingredient in Hill's Science Diet Adult Grain Free formula for cats is Chicken. Yep - that's it, just chicken. This diet formula also contains NO artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives.
The Hill's Science Diet Adult Grain Free formula contains prebiotic fibers too. Prebiotic fibers contribute to good digestive health. This food also supports healthy kidneys, immune system, and good vision.
Win Adult Grain Free Food for Your Cat from Hill's Science Diet
If you've been considering changing your cat to a diet that's grain-free, then this is a great opportunity for you. Hill's is offering 2 lucky readers 20 lbs. of their Adult Grain Free formula for cats. This giveaway is open to US residents only. The giveaway starts now and ends Thursday September 26th at midnight CST.
Entering the giveaway is super easy - just leave a comment stating why you would like to try feeding your cat grain-free food. If you already feed grain-free, just say so! Please leave an email address if I don't already know how to contact you. Good luck!