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Old November 19th, 2009, 09:28 AM
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clrose, after visiting this site quite some time ago, I ended up moving my cats over to a canned food only diet. My cats didn't have the trouble yours did because they had been 1/2 canned and 1/2 dry before, but the switch made a big difference.

My two overweight cats both lost a couple of pounds (one is still overweight though).

Hairballs decreased by about 75%. I mean HUGE. My three longhairs who are responsible for the vast majority of them were puking up multiple hairballs a day. Now, even during the spring and fall, I'm not even sure they throw up one a day!

One of my boys, who was getting UTIs every few months, hasn't had one in eight months.

It might take them a while to get used to it. In the meantime, the canned pumpkin might very well help settle their stomachs.
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