How Long Is Dry Cat Food Good For After Opened?
When should you throw out dry cat food?
You can safely leave dry cat food out for several days and it won’t spoil, but it’s best to throw out leftovers and wash the dish on a daily basis, to keep Fluffy’s food at its freshest. Keep in mind that dry food will grow stale within a day and may not be as appealing to your cat once this happens.F
Can old cat food make a cat sick?
Bacteria and Mold: Expired or improperly stored food can promote mold and bacteria growth. These unwanted additions to your cat’s food can make them very ill and disturb their sensitive gastrointestinal tracts.J
How do you know if dry cat food has gone bad?
Unfortunately, even though the original bag is tightly sealed, the preservatives themselves can degrade into a useless compound over time. On each dry food bag, you can see a “Use By” date – about 6 months after its milling date. Dry food is ideally consumed within these 6 months.