Just got a new kitten ("Jet Jones"), while he is not my first cat, a little homework never hurt anyone. While surfing the net for tips I found this tidbit:
"The importance of feeding your cat high protein, high fat & low carbohydrate diets is just emerging with new research. Dry food is between 35-50% carbohydrates while canned food is generally around 10%. Feeding cats diets where the main ingredients are corn or wheat - you might as well being throwing a can of Nibblets and a couple of slices of bread into the feeding dish. Canned food is better for urinary tract health, and high carb, dry food diets are being linked to the development of feline diabetes. These articles are MUST READS for new information on proper diets for carnivores:"
(the articles are about halfway down the page)
My kitty is going to be in the Zone just like me!