Lee I'm a vegetarian too! It's nice to meet another(-:. But, yes I know what u mean, no meat leftovers for the kitties!
Sent from my iPad that my most awesome kids surprised me with, Christmas 2010. On Aug 31, 2012, at 1:46 AM, Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com> wrote: > There's so much corn in cat food that when I opened a can of corn for myself > recently, one of my cats ran over and began gobbling it. Sheesh! Since I'm > a vegetarian, they don't get leftovers like hamburger and chicken. So they > eat my corn and tofu. Weird world. > > > Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty > neighbors too! > > > From: Kathryn Hargreaves <khargrea...@gmail.com> > To: email@example.com > Sent: Friday, August 31, 2012 1:11 AM > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FELV+, Struvite Crystals, and Nutrition > > Not only are corn, wheat, and soy not cat food (they can't digest veggies > very well, much less grains, which can give them diabetes and IBD), but > unless the corn and soy are organic, they are most likely GMO, and soy can > give cats Hyperthyroidism (I learned this the hard way on a 7-month-old who > died). > > Yes, fish dries the system (ours, too), and is a mercury risk. > > I've already said what I think about dry food. > > > On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 7:50 PM, <dlg...@windstream.net> wrote: > My Homey has had several bouts of crystals. She liked the Hill's SD canned > food, but not the dry. I had taken my guys off Hills because they ahve corn, > wheat and soy and they are allergic to those ingredients. I now feed Blue > buffalo dry DUCK. We love that and also the duck canned food. We hate > chicken and fish which is okay because the vet said fish can be part of the > problem. I have tried to get them off the dry, but not too much luck. Right > now, Homey is okay. I got water fountains and everyone loves them. It > recirculates the water thre a filter. The plastic ones are okay, but need to > be cleaned out more often. I got one on line that is stainless steel. Much > better, lower profile so I can open cabinet doors without hitting it and it > does not need to be cleaned as often. With the fountains, the water is > always moving, makes noise and they do drink more water. You might try them. > > > ---- 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 > > > > -- > ---------------------------- > Go Get a Life---Go Get a Shelter Animal! > > If you can't adopt, then foster "bottle baby" shelter animal, to save their > life. 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