No, sorry, no food to share here. [Insert sounds of kitties leaving in droves...] No, what this post is about, is looking for some food tips from you kitties and moms. I've been thinking it wouldn't be a bad idea to start feeding the kids something a little more natural and healthy, partly because of Bugsy's recent bladder stone problems (he had surgery a few weeks ago to remove a stone, for those not in-the-know) and partly because it just seems the right thing to do.
We've been lucky that our usual kibble, Purina's Kit 'n Kaboodle, hasn't been involved in any of the food recalls. And it's something they'll all eat. But that doesn't mean it's good *for* them. So even though the v-e-t hasn't said that Bugsy needs to go on any specific diet for his bladder stone problem, I thought it would be good to go ahead and switch them all to something better. Now the question is - what?
I'd seen Addiction Pet Food mentioned favorably on a couple of blogs, so ordered a small bag of the venison flavor. Unfortunately, so far Pixie is really the only one showing much interest in eating it. I've seen Daisy mention that they eat California Natural dry cat food as part of their diet, along with other wet/raw food (my kids have never really liked wet food, so we just do kibble), so I've thought about trying it. I've also read good reviews about Innova's EVO and Wellness's Core, though not specifically on any blogs.
Obviously, this stuff is more pricey than regular ol' off-the-shelf cat food, and I don't mind that to keep the kitties safe and healthy. But for taste-testing, and possible rejection, it can get a bit expensive even for small bags.
Soooooo....my question to the bloggiesphere at large is -- has anyone else tried any natural/healthy dry kibble and if so, what have you found that works for your kitties? Or alternatively, what have you tried that doesn't work? (Yeah, I know it's going to be different for all kitties so I'll still likely have to do the buy-and-try routine, but at least maybe I'll have some recommended brands/flavors to look at, or to avoid, from kitties/moms I "know". )
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, and tips on where to buy online if ya got 'em would be great too; between work schedule and living sort of in the boonies (even though near a major metro area), it's a lot easier to shop online.
Thanks, folks!! And Happy Finally Friday, I hope everyone and everycat has a great weekend!
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