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on December 15, 2017

Scientists study how cats digest carbohydrates

Veterinary Sciences published a literature review of scientific research on cats and carbs.

If you’ve ever eaten a rodent, you know they aren’t sweet or starchy, meaning they are low in carbohydrates. Cat’s wild ancestors didn’t get many carbs from their small mammal and birds diets. Before the rise of the pet food industry, domesticated cats didn’t eat many grains or sugars either…

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