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|Purred: Wed Mar 28, '12 5:25pm PST |
|You could be speaking about my Mika except she's 10 and since Jan 2012, she won't eat canned food except a freshly opened one and the first serving only - about a teaspoon. I've tried everything you all have (as well as other suggestions) and give her grain free/all natural canned food (Wellness). Have tried Blue Wilderness and Weruva - she only likes pate texture. Lucky she eats pumpkin (only ED Smith, of course) so it keeps her BM's moving and moist.
She has one chipped tooth since she was a kitten but it hasn't changed and there are issues with her gums. She loves her dry food and chews it as well as the occasional dry treat.
When she had a kidney problem and wouldn't eat (2010), I fed her baby food (chicken), it was the only thing she would eat (not even her dry). She's basically healthy and monitored regularly by Vet for her borderline high blood pressure.
I don't think she's getting enough calories and I will not increase her dry food because it's not good for her. I've also noticed she sleeps more now that's she's older.
Is it ok to substitute baby food for canned cat food?
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|Nellie (married to toby j)|
|Purred: Wed Mar 28, '12 7:10pm PST |
|i didnt used to eat canned food i wouldnt even touch it. but now i do. mom first experminted with textures like chunky, shredded, pate. i happen to like the the shredded after she found a texture that i would eat she brought different kinds brands with that texture to see which ones i like. try expeminting it does work.|
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