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Hello! Thank you for using Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.Some additional information may help me answer your questions about Ragnar. Is there a specific grain-free food you are asking about?
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We know that cat food that doesn't have enough taurine can cause DCM in cats, but since we learned this in the 1980s, most cat foods have plenty of taurine.
The problems seen in dogs are with diets that are grain-free, and that contained legumes like peas and lentils. We have not seen cats have this problem but research is ongoing.
Cats are very different from dogs; they are "obligate carnivores" but dogs are not. So we think a grain-free diet in cats, who need to eat mainly meat, is probably more natural for cats than it is for dogs.
There are no proven cases of cats getting DCM from eating a grain-free diet that I can find.
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