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Old December 9th, 2010, 08:11 PM
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One thing to be cautious about is the recommendation for an all raw food diet (B.A.R.F) for cats as recent research links this diet to increased digestive problems and IBS.
Say what? Got any links to that "research"?


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This site is always worth considering: http://www.azmira.com/StudyRawFoodDiets.htm,
Not worth considering at all, actually. Here's a previous post on "Dr." Newman and her self-serving agenda:
http://www.pets.ca/forum/showthread....ira#post485031

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There are some good articles in veterinary resource archives as well,
Any "articles" or "studies" by the veterinary community regarding raw diets are complete hogwash, funded by Big Pet Food to propagate their own lies.

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His poops are so smelly we hope he won't use the litter box within an hour of anyone coming over.
Have you tried digestive enzymes? Sometimes stinky and/or mushy poop is a symptom of malabsorption, and digestive enzymes like Prozyme might help.

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(probiotics apparently work for a lot of people too: specifically, fortiflora.
Not a fan of Fortiflora. Has too many extraneous ingredients and isn't high potency enough. Probiotics from a human health food store often work better.
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