That's why I have been giving Krypto an extra meal. I was willing to let his hunger be his guide, but he was growing so fast that he was looking thin. Now, he looks like I think that he should.
Your cats are like mine in that each meal kind of depends on how much they ate the meal before.
The baby, though, eats whenever he likes. When we first got him, he was soooo thin, and ate often. Now, he's really growing and filling out, and eats about 1/2 as often as the week before. I think that he ate so much because he was starving, but is now satisfied when he eats. He feels heavy now, at least, and not super light like he did.
Yes, that was what a lot of people did back in the 'old days.' It was the common way to feed dogs.
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