I would say any wet food and preferably without by products. It may help to go to Tanya's CRF site and see what they recommend for wet food. My vet just gave me a free sample bag of Science diet kitten chow all the while telling me that cats are carnivores and need protein. Know what the 2nd ingredient is in that food? Whole corn! I guess my vet didn't read the ingredients.
Sent from my iPad that my most awesome kids surprised me with, Christmas 2010. On Aug 30, 2012, at 11:08 PM, Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com> wrote: > I used Hills on and off for years and found that my cats threw up more often > with it. So I finally quit using. Water fountains are great. Not only do > the cats drink. They sit for hours watching the water go round and round. > Only problem was, two or three of my cats started urinating around the > fountain. Maybe they were trying to imitate it. Who knows what goes through > the minds of cats. No, they didn't have UTI, just a bit of bad attitude. > > > > Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty > neighbors too! > > > From: "dlg...@windstream.net" <dlg...@windstream.net> > To: email@example.com > Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2012 10:52 PM > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FELV+, Struvite Crystals, and Nutrition > > Vets push the Hills because Hills says to. > > > ---- Emma Beauchamp <weazy...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > Hello All, > > My cat Gertrude Penelope Pennyapple is a one year old baby and she has had > FELV probably since she was born. She has always been very healthy despite > the FELV and a chronic upper respiratory infection, but recently (Sunday > night) she contracted a UTI. She had a urinalysis at the vet and 130 dollars > later she was diagnosed with an UTI, and Struvite Crystals were present in > her bladder. I was given an Antibiotic called Orbax and given Hill's Science > Prescription diet S/D. I bought a bag of Dry Food and a couple of cans of > wet. > > My picky/anorexic cat hates both of them! She ate 1/3 of a can of the wet > food yesterday, but hasn't touched it today, and she just kind of giggled at > the dry food and turned away. > > > After reading a few articles online, I'm kind of mad they sold me the dry > food in the first place, since a big part of the struvite crystals is water > intake! > > I was wondering if anybody has dealt with this issue before, and if so what > kind of food/diet did you switch to? > > Before the prescription food I was feeding Gertie Whiskas brand meaty > selections dry food, and occasionally their wet food as well. I used to feed > her exclusively Blue Buffalo Wet Food, but this summer funds were tight so I > switched to the Whiskas, and she seemed to like it more anyway! > > So any suggestions/experiences would be welcome and helpful!! > > Emma Beauchamp > > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
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