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Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Eviecat, May 15, 2017.


  1. Eviecat

    Eviecat PetForums Newbie

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    Hi!
    Evie is coming up to one year old and I would like some advice about what would be the best cat food for her. At the moment she is on kitten Royal Canin which she was on at a rescue we have got her from. She also has a half of Felix kitten pouch. I would like to start introducing adult food to her. Is there any that you would recommend? Evie has a chronic gingivitis which she was on medication for - the flare up has now calmed down - for now.
    Thanks
     
  2. maisiecat

    maisiecat PetForums VIP

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    Wet is best, there is a saying on here that even the cheapest wet is better than any dry. You might find a pate type is better for her gums or you could look at raw feeding which is better all round.

    If you are shopping in supermarkets, Hi Life is a good pate type. Online there are lots to choose from, Animonda, Grau, Om Nom Nom look on Zooplus. If you have a Pets Corner (usually in garden centres but now also in shops) I have been buying Natures Menu, and recently Little Big Paw and Cheshire Cat, all pates.

    For really soft ones that can be mixed almost to a liquid with water, Gourmet tins, but they are not the best quality food.
     
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  3. bluecordelia

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    Hi have a look at Zooplus. They have a big selection. You need a complete food not a complimentary one. Look for a high protein content. Say compare felix contents with Feringa or bozita. The saying wet is best is true. Try not to feed dry. I add a bit of warm water to any wet. You might try a few before you find a couple of well received ones.

    A lot of supermarket wet food isn't very good i.e. Whiskers . Cats need meat not cereal and grains. I always suggest you look at raw feeding, there are lots of threads on here. Try a bit of raw pork or chicken thigh. Cats are fine with uncooked bone but never give cooked bone as it splinters and can cause internal bleeding. Raw feed is cheap. A pack of chicken wings is a few £'s. Raw fee cats usually have fab clean teeth

    Have fun deciding.
     
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    Eviecat PetForums Newbie

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    Thank you blue ordelia and maisiecat for your advice. The amount of cat food on offer is mindblowing. I have now bought her Hi Life to try and she loved it. I will have a think about raw feeding too. Evie has been only on dry food while at a rescue and I have continued that with some wet food for breakfast but I will now think about fazing out dry food and just feeding wet or raw and see how it goes.
    Thanks again
     
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