Reproduction: provide increasing amounts of food the latter half of gestation; amounts may be twice the normal intake. Feed to consumption during lactation. Growth: introduce dry food around the 5th week; provide as much food as kittens will consume from weaning until full growth. Always provide a source of clean, fresh water. Nimble Chicken and Vegetable Pate is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by the AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) cat food nutrient profiles for all life stages.