What Are Novel Proteins in Cat Food? | PetSmart Food Center

May 7, 2012 - Can novel protein diets eliminate pet food allergy in dogs and cats?
Hello everyone. Totally! This is one is the best protein diet at the world, if you ask me. I have to say that I was a little bit skeptical at the beginning, but now, I am not at all. Even if I do have a cat for a long time, I didn’t know that this protein can be so helpful. When my friend told me about it, I was skeptical, but after a while, I have decide to try it. My cat had some problems with food and this was excellent choice. So, definitely, novel protein diets do eliminate pet food allergy.
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No two cats are alike and as a result, one cat might do well on novel protein like and another on or venison . The key to food allergies is finding a novel protein and carbohydrate and patiently testing. vet has suggested that your cat needs to try a heritage pet food line to include new exotic and novel proteins for both dogs and catsNovel proteins in dog, cat food continue to grow.
Hello everyone. I am really curious to know more about this novel protein diets. I was reading a little bit about this, and I found this forum as well. I can see that there are a few topics about this, but still, I am really curious to know more. I will tell you about my problem. My cat has some food allergy, and I don’t know what to do. I think that there are a few ingredients that she can eat. So, I found that novel protein diets eliminate pet food allergy in dogs and cats. So, I want to know is this true?Well, novel protein diets are very popular these days. There are a lot of studies with this subject and you can find at least one article in every pet magazine about this diet. I think that the reason for that is very simple – there are so many cats and dogs with food allergies nowadays.Hey there. I am sorry to hear this, I really hope that everything will be just fine very soon. Yes, novel protein diets can eliminate pet food allergy, in dogs and cats as well. You can find it everywhere, but of course, before using it, you should consult your vet as well. I am pretty sure that your vet will recommend you to try novel protein diets, because it can totally help you. But, you need to know that this can take a little bit longer than you expected :) But, it is worthy, trust me. Good luck and I hope that everything will be just fine. In extreme allergy cases, a “novel” protein might be necessary. Novel proteins are ingredients that your dog or cat’s body is not familiar with. Chicken, beef, turkey, and lamb are meats used most often in pet food. Novel proteins for pets eating these ingredients would include venison, rabbit, duck, kangaroo or ostrich. Because the pet’s body has never been exposed to these ingredients, they are unlikely to solicit a negative response from the body. It is important to also use a novel carbohydrate when trying to fully eliminate allergic reactions. If a cat was eating a chicken and rice based food, a novel food for them might be duck and potato.Food allergies typically develop to ingredients that the cat has been exposed to over a long period of time. Therefore, low-allergen or “hypoallergenic” diets are based on novel protein and carbohydrate ingredients that are not commonly used in commercial pet foods. Ingredients to avoid include chicken, beef, fish, corn, wheat, soy, and dairy products. (Of course, if your cat has been eating a food containing lamb, rice, eggs, or any other proteins, those ingredients must be avoided as well.)Fortunately, there are lots of different options available for our furry little carnivores! If you’re looking for a diet for your cat who has a food allergy or sensitivity, you’ll want to look for foods made with novel proteins. A novel protein is a protein source that your cat has never eaten before.