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CATS♥

  1. 1. All You Need to Know about CATS
  2. 2. REASONS WHY WE STARTED THIS PROJECT: *our group members are generally cat lovers. *we also want to help share our knowledge with people about cats.
  3. 3. <ul><li>Nutrients and minerals a cat needs </li></ul><ul><li>Cats need a lot of nutrients. The main nutrients are: </li></ul><ul><li>FATS </li></ul><ul><li>-Help transport vitamins and other nutrients to the organs. </li></ul><ul><li>PROTEIN </li></ul><ul><li>-Helps to build and maintain cells, provide energy, inspire muscle contractions. </li></ul><ul><li>CARBOHYDRATES </li></ul><ul><li>- A source of energy and extra fiber. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Nutrients and minerals a cat needs </li></ul><ul><li>VITAMINS </li></ul><ul><li>-Assist in the formation of hormones, blood cells, nervous system chemicals and genetic material. </li></ul><ul><li>MINERALS </li></ul><ul><li>-Maintains the acid-base balance tissue structure and osmotic pressure </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What minerals and vitamins to look out for? </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins: </li></ul><ul><li>- Fat-soluble : Vitamins A , D , E </li></ul><ul><li>- Water-soluble : Thiamin, Riboflavin, Pyridoxine, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid and Cobalamin </li></ul><ul><li>Minerals: </li></ul><ul><li>- Essential : Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Zinc and Iodine </li></ul><ul><li>- Thought to be essential : Chlorine, Manganese, Sulphur, Cobalt, Selenium, Molybdenum, Fluorine, Chromium, Silicon, Tin, Nickel and Vanadium </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What type of food should they be avoiding? </li></ul><ul><li>Soy </li></ul><ul><li>Wheat </li></ul><ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><li>- Any other type of grains </li></ul><ul><li>- Non-meat Products </li></ul><ul><li>- Table Scraps </li></ul><ul><li>- Raw Meat/Fish/Livers/Egg Whites </li></ul><ul><li>- Dog Food </li></ul><ul><li>- Canned Tuna </li></ul><ul><li>Chocolate </li></ul><ul><li>Milk </li></ul><ul><li>Food with the following preservatives, </li></ul><ul><li>- Butylated Hydroxyanisole [BHA] </li></ul><ul><li>- Butylated Hydroxytoluene [BHT] </li></ul><ul><li>- Propyl Gallate </li></ul><ul><li>Propylene Gylcol </li></ul><ul><li>Ethonixyquin </li></ul><ul><li>should be avoided. These can cause cancer in cats. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>DICK VAN PATTEN’S NATURAL BALANCE </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: $16.51 per kg (dry food) </li></ul><ul><li>56.7gm per dollar (canned food) </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins E, B1, A, B2, B6, B12, D3, B </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Preserved naturally </li></ul><ul><li>Taurine fortified </li></ul><ul><li>High digestibility </li></ul><ul><li>Skin and coat Omega 3 & 6 </li></ul><ul><li>No artificial preservatives, flavours, colours, or bleached ingredients </li></ul><ul><li>100% satisfaction guaranteed </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>HILL’S SCIENCE DIET </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: $12.71 per kg (dry food) </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins A, B12, E, C </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Develops healthy bones, muscles, skin and radiant coat, and strong and clean teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to digest </li></ul><ul><li>Overall health vitality and low magnesium </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>LIFE’S BETTER IAMS </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: $13.91 per kg </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins E, B2, B12, B6, B, D3, A </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Natural with added vitamins, minerals, and amino acids </li></ul><ul><li>100% satisfaction guaranteed </li></ul><ul><li>Premium quality ingredients for life long health </li></ul><ul><li>100% complete and balanced nutrition </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>FUSSIE CAT </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: 67.8gm per dollar </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins and minerals </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Rich in DHA </li></ul><ul><li>98% fat free </li></ul><ul><li>Dolphin safe </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>BURP! </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: 83.3gm per dollar </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins E, A, D3 </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Naturally rich in DHA </li></ul><ul><li>Contains natural enzymes </li></ul><ul><li>Dolphin safe </li></ul><ul><li>Meow approved guarantee </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>WHISKAS </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: $5.40 per kg (dry food) </li></ul><ul><li>168gm per dollar (canned food) </li></ul><ul><li>Essential vitamins and minerals </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Complete with 5 major nutritional groups: proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, fats </li></ul><ul><li>Superior aroma and taste </li></ul><ul><li>Added preservatives </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures healthy growth </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>FRISKIES </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: $5.43 per kg (dry food) </li></ul><ul><li>159gm per dollar (canned food) </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins E, A, D3 supplements and essential minerals </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Contains Omega 3 and 6 for a soft glossy coat and healthy skin. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete and balanced nutrition. </li></ul><ul><li>Help develop strong bones, healthy gums, strong teeth, healthy vision and blood </li></ul><ul><li>Has maximum benefits for feline health </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>FANCY FEAST </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: $10.66 per kg (dry food) </li></ul><ul><li>68gm per dollar (canned food) </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamins E, B12, D3, A </li></ul><ul><li>Notes: </li></ul><ul><li>Perfectly balanced nutrients </li></ul><ul><li>Exquisite taste and aroma </li></ul><ul><li>Wholesome ingredients </li></ul><ul><li>For the growth and maintenance of cats </li></ul>
  15. 15. COMPARISON OF DRY FOOD (Numbers are in percentage) Premier Brands Non-Premier/Supermarket Brands
  16. 16. COMPARISON OF CANNED FOOD (Numbers are in percentage) Premier Brands Non-Premier/Supermarket Brands
  17. 17. <ul><li>Symptoms and Possible Causes of A Sick Cat </li></ul><ul><li>Vomiting </li></ul><ul><li>May be caused by a cat ingesting an irritant or contaminated food. </li></ul><ul><li>Diarrhea </li></ul><ul><li>- May be caused by stress or change in diet </li></ul><ul><li>If symptoms persist, it may suggest bacterial or viral infections </li></ul><ul><li>If its accompanied by vomiting or blood in the stool, it is a sign of a serious disorder. </li></ul><ul><li>Liver Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Liver may be damaged </li></ul><ul><li>Liver malfunction may include vomiting, diarrhea, excessive thirst and abdominal pain. </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>- Symptoms may include frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased of appetite and unexplained weight loss. </li></ul><ul><li>WHATEVER SICKNESS, </li></ul><ul><li>JUST VISIT THE VET! </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Small Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Main requirement in a cat’s diet is water. </li></ul><ul><li>- Make sure you have fresh water for your cat all the time! </li></ul><ul><li> Cats needs a high level of protein </li></ul><ul><li>- Source of such: meat, fish, eggs, cheese…etc. </li></ul><ul><li> Vitamins has to be taken with food as the cat’s digestive system cannot manufacture it. </li></ul><ul><li> B groups of vitamins are also important in cat’s diet but It may be destroyed during the process of certain foodstuff. </li></ul>
  19. 19. That's all you need to know about your cat. We hope you learnt some facts from this PowerPoint. Thank you!
  20. 20. <ul><li>Our Thoughts about this project… </li></ul><ul><li>Learnt more about cats which can help us when we are going to be or are already are cats’ owners. </li></ul><ul><li>Able to showcase our research skills, problem solving skills and the handling of data . </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed us to learn more about biology (cats’ body system) </li></ul><ul><li>Helped us boost our mathematical calculation skills by going to pet shops to check out the prices of both premium and non-premium cat food. </li></ul><ul><li>Followed by comparing the different ingredients in them and making a decision on which brand is most worth to buy. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Proudly done by: </li></ul><ul><li>Carissa Yow </li></ul><ul><li>Cherine Quek </li></ul><ul><li>Karmila Rahmat </li></ul><ul><li>Kimberlyn Lee </li></ul><ul><li>Rima Melissa </li></ul><ul><li>Felicia Yung </li></ul><ul><li>of 2 Sincerity ‘08, Holy Innocents’ High School. </li></ul><ul><li>With help from our teachers, </li></ul><ul><li>Ms Chong & Ms Chin. </li></ul>

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