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Old March 28th, 2011, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Thor's Pet View Post
So should I try to switch them to wet, or is there another way they can have a "proper" diet, while still on dry food?
Nope, dry food can never be a "proper" diet because it's missing an extremely important ingredient: WATER. Please read that catinfo link I posted in your other thread and you too will "see the light" . There is also a section in there about how to switch kibble addicts over to wet food (hint: you have to stop free-feeding kibble first).

Originally Posted by Thor's Pet View Post
She is a tad overweight.
Free-feeding dry food is the biggest cause of weight gain in cats. If you can persevere with a switch to wet food, she will likely drop the excess weight.
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