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Felix Fish selection in Jelly pouches: Recipe changed

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by Florovina, Dec 4, 2020.

  1. Florovina

    Florovina PetForums Newbie

    Dec 4, 2020
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    Hi I am so upset as felix refuse to admit they have changed the recipe and it is all my cat will eat. It now smells disgusting, is grey in appearance and watery, he won't touch it and won't eat anything else. This morning I stood over him (Pickles) and coaxed him while he took about 3 reluctant mouthfulls and then projectile vomited!
  2. chillminx

    chillminx PetForums VIP

    Nov 22, 2010
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    Hello and welcome :)

    If the food has made your cat vomit, it has either gone bad or your cat is unwell. A cat would not vomit otherwise.

    Does your cat have any symptoms of being ill apart from the vomiting? Is she peeing and pooing normally? Is she active, playful and responsive to you?

    Maybe you just have a bad batch of the food? Did you buy it from your usual store? Have you tried buying it from another store?

    Felix is made in different countries and the ingredients vary slightly in each country.

    Is it Felix AGAIL you have? I have not heard the recipe has changed. One of my cats eats the AGAIL fish in jelly sometimes (she is very particular what cat food she will eat) she has not complained about it, and it looks and smells the same as usual to me.

    Your cat has to eat something or she will become ill from dehydration. Will she eat home cooked meats or poached white fish? Or tinned tuna or sardines in spring water? Or dry food?

    If the Felix doesn't look right and it smells disgusting as you say, then it sounds like it has gone bad. I would return it to the shop and ask for a refund.
    #2 chillminx, Dec 4, 2020
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  3. Arny

    Arny PetForums VIP

    Jul 29, 2017
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    It definitely sounds like at least this particular one had gone off.
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  4. Saye

    Saye PetForums Newbie

    Apr 23, 2020
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    I can confirm they have not changed the recipe per say. What they have done is, change factory location. This is causing the newly produced boxes to be different, they do appear greyish in colour and smell bland and all the same.

    The recipe is the same, but ingredients are obviously different suppliers etc. I know this as i called Purina directly. I purchased 6boxes, all different flavours and all were terrible. Purina, confirmed the reason for change in production was COVID-19

    My baby girl was starving rather than eat it.
    One day i got so angry as such a waste of money and cat foods thats when i called them. They sent me £20 worth of vouchers to use anywhere where purina is sold. I was advised to change her over to As Good As it Looks range. As there will be no change in production for this range.

    Good luck with it all, and dont always listen to people on here. Sometimes they are so wrong.
  5. MilleD

    MilleD PetForums VIP

    Feb 15, 2016
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    Do you see the irony in that sentence?
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  6. SbanR

    SbanR PetForums VIP

    Jun 16, 2017
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