Feeding Instructions: Adult cats may be fed the whole amount at once, to eat at its leisure through the day, or half the amount may be fed to your pet morning and night. If fed dry, be sure there is a plentiful supply of fresh drinking water. If fed moistened, feed only the amount that your pet will readily consume. Feeding for Reproduction: Pet Pride Variety Mix cat food provides the extra nutrition needed by reproducing females in stages of gestation and lactation. Food consumption may vary during gestation, so feed the amount needed to maintain the pregnant female's good body condition. Food intake may double or even quadruple during lactation. Kittens: Start feeding Pet Pride Variety Mix cat food moistened with milk or water, 4 times a day at 3-4 weeks of age (in amounts that the kitten will consume in 10 minutes). Kittens may be weaned between 6-8 weeks of age. When changing diets, the transition can be made easier for your pet by mixing a portion of the previously used pet food with increasing quantities of Pet Pride Variety Mix cat food until the new food composes 100 percent of the diet. Usually three or four days of feeding your pet with this old/new mixture will eliminate any temporary disturbances to your pet's system. Adult Feeding Instructions/Cups Per Day: 5 - 9 lbs: 1/2 - 3/4 cup (Amounts based on standard 8 oz cup. You may need to feed slightly more or less depending on your cat's level of activity and overall fitness.)); 10 -14 lbs (3/4 - 1 cup (Amounts based on standard 8 oz cup. You may need to feed slightly more or less depending on your cat's level of activity and overall fitness.)). Safe Handling Tips for Pet Food - Wash your hands before and after handling any type of pet food. For further information please visit the following FDA Website - http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/NewsEvents/CVMUpdates/default.htm.