Food allergies can arise at any moment, whether a cat has been eating the same food for years or has suddenly switched to something new. Many cats with food sensitivities or allergies will find that eating a hypoallergenic or low-antigen diet relieves their symptoms. The best low-antigen meals are only available through veterinarians, but some cats can benefit from over-the-counter products. Look for diets that use unusual protein sources.
- 2. Fiber
A low-fiber (easily digestible) diet can help some types of cat diarrhea. If your cat doesn’t have diarrhea very often but produces a lot of feces when he does, a low-fiber diet might be worth a try. Look for foods that say they’re easy to digest or that are appropriate for cats with “sensitive stomachs.” On their guaranteed analyses, these items should have a crude fiber content of roughly 3%.