I think what really bothers me about Science Diet is that it is a low quality food sold for a very high price AND the general public doesn't know any of this!!
Sent from my iPhone On Aug 31, 2012, at 12:00 PM, GRAS <g...@optonline.net> wrote: > Whenever our cats were put on Science Diet, they hated it, lost > weight…because they didn’t want to eat it. Wasted a lot food, a lot of > money, and didn’t help the cats. It’s disgusting! > > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Marcia Baronda > Sent: Friday, August 31, 2012 1:28 AM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FELV+, Struvite Crystals, and Nutrition > > I absolutely detest Science Diet. > > 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 > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
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