You can also get a horse bedding from Tractor Supply for about the same price.  
It is corn based and also biodegradeable and cmpostable.

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---- Katy Doyle <athenapities...@gmail.com> wrote: 
> My animals love all of the Blue Buffalo flavors (cats and dog), I'm lucky
> because mine are not picky eaters. However, they tend to throw up when they
> eat other brands... I can't figure out why. So I've started by mixing Purina
> Hairball with the Blue Buffalo to make it stretch longer.
> 
> I'm also going to start to cook up some meat for them as a supplement. :-)
> Buddy LOVES roast beef! Weird right?
> 
> Cat litter, I go to Sam's (or Costco, depends on where you live) and get the
> 50 lb bag of clay cat litter for $7 and mix it with the "nicer" clumping
> litter. It still works great and it stretches the good stuff further.
> I don't know anything about reverse mortgages, I just bought my first house
> (I'm 23) about a hear ago. Having special needs cats is difficult when money
> is tight and I'm just starting out on my own.
> 
> --Katy
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 10:38 PM, <dlg...@windstream.net> wrote:
> 
> > My pride is on Blue Buffalo "DUCK".  For some reason, they do not like
> > chicken no matter what brand of food.  Occassionaly, I get them some
> > Mackeral canned for humans and they love it, broth only.  Why they don't eat
> > the meat I don't know.  It seems that the stronge the smell, the better they
> > like it.  Salmon also turns them off.  Turkey is so so.  Beef is also so so.
> >  Saw a food the other day that is buffalo meat, thought I might try it.  Do
> > know one thing, these healthy foods are breaking the bank.  7 cats go thru 2
> > bags a month (x $33.00 per bag.
> > I have found a cheaper source of litter.  They like World's Best which is
> > made from corn.  I can cut cost more by buying horse bedding made from
> > coursely ground corn and corn cobs.  Doesn't work too good with the
> > scoopers, but does the job of stopping odor and clumps well enough.  Things
> > are getting tight, money wise and am going back to work at 70 as soon as I
> > get a job of some kind.  SS does not cut it when heating bills go up and
> > insurance costs are added in.  Has anyone had experience with reverse
> > mortgagees?  Been thinking about that.  At least it would keep the cats and
> > I in our home.
> >  ---- Christiane Biagi <ti...@mindspring.com> wrote:
> > > They aren't thrilled w. Turkey but LOVE that Sardines, Shrimp & Crab.  We
> > > rotate through the different "flavors" cause we wouldn't want the little
> > > buggers to get bored with their food-LOL.  They finally agreed to all eat
> > > some Blue Buffalo Lite dry but it took a bit of doing.  They're not
> > spoiled
> > > or anything!
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> > > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Bonnie Hogue
> > > Sent: Monday, March 28, 2011 11:25 PM
> > > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Foof
> > >
> > > My cats eat canned "Wellness" but only the salmon and turkey flavor.  Go
> > > figure.
> > > They *Love* "Prarie" chicken dryed catfood.  It's pretty good
> > > nutrition-wise.  And no, it's not made out of 'prarie chickens'...
> > > ~Bonnie
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Christiane Biagi" <ti...@mindspring.com>
> > > To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
> > > Sent: Monday, March 28, 2011 8:55 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Foof
> > >
> > >
> > > > They can be fussy, can't they! LOL  My brood eats wellness canned but
> > > > when I tried wellness dry as supplement, they turned up their noses.
> > > > Have a friend who had a cat that lived to her early 20's--wouldn't eat
> > > > anything xcept 9-Lives (which is not the worst food in the world).
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> > > > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Jannes
> > > > Taylor
> > > > Sent: Monday, March 28, 2011 10:41 AM
> > > > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Foof
> > > >
> > > > I have found that my cats, even Amber my felv cat does not care for
> > > > the more "expensive/healthy" food. I fed her that at first and after
> > > > she got past her starvation mode,(a time when she was grateful for
> > > > anything to eat), she would not eat it as well. I switched to the Meow
> > > > Mix shredded with gravy and they all love that. I tried feeding my
> > > > other cats the "healthy stuff" as well and they tried to cover it up
> > > > like it was a bowel movement..LOL.
> > > >
> > > > Amber will eat cooked chicken but my other cats won't eat anything but
> > > > cat food.
> > > >
> > > > I aree with supplementing their junk food cat food with real meat if
> > > > you can get them to eat it. I am feeding Amber the Fancy Feast brand
> > > > as well, but it not really a "healthy" brand... It is not cheap in
> > > > price though.
> > > >
> > > > Jannes
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ________________________________
> > > > From: MaiMaiPG <maima...@gmail.com>
> > > > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > > > Sent: Mon, March 28, 2011 8:47:40 AM
> > > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Foof
> > > >
> > > > You may want to supplement what ever food you chose with chicken,
> > > > ground beef or tuna. I've been able to get whole chicken at 69 or 79
> > > > cents a pound near the end of sell by date and recently picked up a
> > > > couple of hundred cans of tuna at
> > > > 39 cents each. When you figure out the per pound price you are paying
> > > > a lot less than cat food and using all of the product. Before anyone
> > > > jumps on me, the tuna is for putting meds in and is usually divided by
> > > > 6 cats or by 2 cats and a dog. I would never feed it entirely.
> > > >
> > > > I can feed 7 cats and a dog for 3-4 days with a whole chicken. Same
> > > > with hamburger.
> > > > On Mar 28, 2011, at 7:08 AM, Katy Doyle wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> And that subject is supposed to be "cat food"... Typos!
> > > >>
> > > >> Sent from my iPhone
> > > >>
> > > >> On Mar 28, 2011, at 8:07 AM, Katy Doyle <athenapities...@gmail.com>
> > > >> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >>> What kind of food do you feed your cats?
> > > >>>
> > > >>> I was feeding the Blue Buffalo and I really liked it, but it is
> > > >>>getting too expensive because of my furlough days at work.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> I'm looking for something affordable but still good for cats that
> > > >>> are
> > > > FeLV+.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Thanks,
> > > >>> Katy
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Sent from my iPhone
> > > >>
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