Why Is My Cat Always Hungry?

Is it normal for my cat to always be hungry?

A simple answer to, “Why is my cat always hungry?” Just like humans, some cats will eat because they’re bored.

The solution to this problem is to provide your cat with more stimulation and to stop leaving kibble out for him to munch on, or free feeding him, all day..

What do you do when your cat is always hungry?

If your cat appears to be hungry all the time, despite feeding them the right amount of a good quality diet, check in with your veterinarian. A simple test can point to a solution—and ensure your feline friend is getting the nutrients they need to thrive.

How do I get my cat to stop begging for food?

When it is feeding time, shower your cat with lots of positive reinforcement for eating when they’re supposed to eat. These two techniques should help curb the begging habit of a constantly hungry kitty. If your cat continues to beg and whine whenever you are near the food bowl, just ignore the behavior.

How many times a day should you feed your cat?

“From age six months to maturity, most cats will do well when fed two times a day.” Once the cat becomes an adult, at about one year, feeding once or twice a day is appropriate in most cases. Senior cats, age seven and above, should maintain the same feeding regimen.