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Old May 31st, 2010, 10:37 PM
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I'll leave most of your questions for growler to answer, but wanted to mention a couple things.

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I know you say fish is bad but I don't really understand why,
Here is some info on that: http://www.littlebigcat.com/index.ph...ngerousforcats

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I also got some Innova Evo - I don't know the phosphorus level but it is high protein (fish) too.
Stay away from the Evo. It's extremely high in phosphorus (396 mg per 100 kcal - you want to stay below 200-240 mg/100kcal, which is roughly 1% DM). http://binkyspage.tripod.com/dryfood.html The problem is, most of the high quality, grain-free kibbles are high in phosphorus. It's the nature of the beast.

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There is no way that I can give one of them different food an I'm stubborn about it being dry food.
Remind me why that is again.

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Sierra (the crf kitty) gets 'supper' of soaked kibble with canned added so its not a problem to increase her water intake that way. So, is it ok for me to do this, in terms of water intake for her?
It's not ok if this mixture sits out for more than 20 mins. There's a ton of bacteria in kibble that multiplies like crazy in a moist environment, as well as potential for mold toxins to become an issue.
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