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Feline Nutrition - Certificate
Feline Nutrition - Certificate

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Registration Fee: £30.00

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This programme is designed to explain what the cat's digestive system needs and how natural and commercially produced foods satisfy that requirement. This course will serve as career development for anyone working in feline care.

Course Modules
1. The Digestive System and Nutrients
  • Anatomy and physiology of digestion
  • The feline digestive system
  • Dentition
  • Structure of the tooth
  • The cat's tongue
  • The passage of the food
  • The liver and its part in digestion
  • The purpose of food
  • Nutrients
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats
  • Proteins
  • Fibre
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Water
  • Specific needs of cats
  • Taurine
2. Natural Diet and Commercial Foods
  • The cat's natural nutritional requirements
  • The kitten's diet
  • Artificial feeding aids
  • Comparison between different milks
  • How to feed an orphaned kitten
  • Feeding schedules
  • Average kitten weight gain over first seven weeks
  • Pregnant Queens
  • Supplements
  • Special diets
  • Daily requirements of healthy cats
  • Commercial foods
  • Dry food
  • Soft moist food
  • Balanced canned foods (or wet foods)
  • Speciality/Gourmet foods
  • The wild cat's diet
  • Ingredients for a home produced diet for cats

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