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Kitten eating extremely slow

We have an 11 month kitten who eats extremely slowly (20 minutes for a wet food packet) , and a 4 month kitten that eats his food in a matter of minutes. Just wondering if there is any specific reason as to why he eats so slowly. He doesn't fight for his food either, we have to stop the little one eating it because he just lets him. He cries a lot before feeding so I know he's hungry. His poops are normal and he's playful etc. Drinks water often as well.

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  • sarenah schapersarenah schaper Posts: 1Member
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    he might be that he hates the food but still eats it or he might be blocked up inside does he have eny problems going toilet
  • Sadhona SarkerSadhona Sarker Posts: 1Member
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    He might not like the food which is given,his favourite food or the food he likes should be given.
  • Rosalie SorgRosalie Sorg FerrisPosts: 1Member
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    Maybe your kitten is losing his appetite. Try to add to his meal some appetizers and vitamins. I gave my cat OmNutra Pet Digestive Enzymes. I add it to her meal and it really works.
  • Warren TaylorWarren Taylor HesperiaPosts: 41Member
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    As long I your older guy seems to be otherwise OK with no health problems, I would just separate them at mealtimes. Our older girl Saphira was a bit of a grazer, she would often take over half an hour to finish half of a three ounce can. When our little girl Viola joined us, she turned out to be a little piggy, polishing off the same amount of food in about 80 seconds and then going over to "help" Saphira with hers. We ended up having to feed them in different rooms. The problem finally resolved when we switched to a food that Saphira liked a lot better, and now the eat together and finish at the same time.
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