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Old 12-28-2009, 09:09 AM
 
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I thought Purina was good but I'm stupid; I'm sure this has been discussed at length here, but could someone recommend a good kitty food (we have a PetSmart not far from here), and other line of cat food which is better than the store brands?

Currently, I have the Purina kitten chow and also a huge bag of Kit'nKaboodles, which I bet it junk, too, right?

I appreciate your help and recommendations..
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:49 AM
 
Location: California
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Right
Just read the ingredients.
We feed Wellness kitten in the cattery...both wet and dry.
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Old 12-28-2009, 11:09 AM
 
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Here's a good place to start...Feeding Your Cat Know the Basics

I also feed Wellness.
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Old 12-28-2009, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Near Nashville TN
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Default Cat junk food

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I thought Purina was good but I'm stupid; I'm sure this has been discussed at length here, but could someone recommend a good kitty food (we have a PetSmart not far from here), and other line of cat food which is better than the store brands?

Currently, I have the Purina kitten chow and also a huge bag of Kit'nKaboodles, which I bet it junk, too, right?

I appreciate your help and recommendations..
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Yes they are junk foods. They're loaded with cheap grains that fill the kitty up but lack nutrition. Think of feeding your child nothing but sugary cereal and a few McDee's burgers. Use a good canned food with as little grain as possible. Read the labels. I also use raw chicken parts such as livers, hearts and gizzards. As obligate carnivores they should not be eating GRAINS meant by nature for animals like horses and cows. I add other nutritional supplements but I'm a fanatic about my cats.
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Old 12-28-2009, 02:24 PM
 
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You might want to go slowly on introducing any new food. Slowly mix in the new with the old....increasing the new more and more until you have 100% new. Kittens(cats) have really sensitive digestive tracts and you don't want to shock it! (You'll pay for it with a good bout of diarehea.)
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Old 12-28-2009, 02:26 PM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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Buy the best food you can afford.

We use Blue Buffalo dry for the most part, but there have been tight times when we mixed it with a less expensive dry food.

You could either mix a better food with the kitten chow etc. you already have, or donate it to a shelter or food pantry.
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Old 12-28-2009, 03:07 PM
 
Location: California
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No...that is completely different food and manufacturer
WELLNESS® - Healthy Dog and Cat Food

Up in the right hand cornor is a "where to buy".
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Old 12-28-2009, 03:15 PM
 
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Yes, that would be it. You mentioned the "Chicken Soup" and that is totally different from Wellness. Wellness also sells a can food for kittens too if you are interested.
Look into their website (Wellness) and they offer coupons. Every little bit helps!
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Old 12-28-2009, 03:20 PM
 
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Yes, that would be it. You mentioned the "Chicken Soup" and that is totally different from Wellness. Wellness also sells a can food for kittens too if you are interested.
Look into their website (Wellness) and they offer coupons. Every little bit helps!
Yeah, free shipping until the 30th. I'll have to buy this stuff online unless you can recommend some other, equally good product.

----turns out it's not free shipping at all; there's a exemption for cat and dog food...huh????? my goodness...

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Old 12-28-2009, 03:24 PM
 
Location: California
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We have fed Royal Canin...they also have a kitten chow....Starts with Baby Cat for really young ones, followed by kitten. Not a bad food, just that Wellness is better.

http://www.royalcanin.us/
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