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Old September 14th, 2004, 12:43 AM
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Nutro?

Was this one of the better cat foods you all were talkin about?

I've been feeding it to the kittens and was thinking of switching my furbabes over to it too.... (from the Nutrience they get now)

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Old September 14th, 2004, 10:17 AM
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Yes nutro was one if then listed also eagle pack, wellness, chicken soup for the cat lovers soul. I just switched mine to wellness the ingredients are very good to what i was feeding her before she seem to like it too.
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Old September 14th, 2004, 10:31 AM
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FYI Nutrience is a store brand, packaged for Rolf C. Hagen company. It is a line of food offered to independant pet stores so that they have "an exclusive" food line. It is not a high quality food. Glad you are thinking of switching, Nutro is much better. Wellness is an excellent food , but can be too rich for some animals bellies. I cannot afford to feed it to my crew, or I would try it.
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Old September 14th, 2004, 03:37 PM
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Thanks did not know that about the Nutrience! And ya I looked into that Wellness stuff, but with the way these three go through dry food, I'd have to have hubby take on a second job to feed the cats!!! LOL

I can live with the Nutro, seemed good to me when I read the ingredients. I'm sure my little connoisseurs (he he...had to look that spelling up! ) will let me know what they think!
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Old September 14th, 2004, 03:48 PM
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KrDahmer,yes,Nutro is good,I switched over to CSFPLS(Chicken-soup-for-catlovers-soul)from Nutro it's about the same price as Nutro and the cats REALLY love it.
I however buy Wellness canned food and my cats love it,twice a day,they also eat Fancy Feast,which is not great,but they like that too..
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Old September 14th, 2004, 04:00 PM
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My cats are sooooo hooked on Fancy Feast!!! They only get 1/4 can once a day for breakfast as a treat. They don't like any of the ground up kind of canned food which I find most of the higher end brands are, they like the grilled or sliced kinds. (The grilled chicken one smells good enough for me to eat!) The rest of the day they eat dry food when they get the munchies. That is why I really want to make sure that I am giving them a quality dry food. I will look when I go to buy next, and see if my pet store carries the CSFTPLS, if not I am switching to Nutro.
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Old September 14th, 2004, 06:58 PM
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FYI Nutrience is a store brand, packaged for Rolf C. Hagen company. It is a line of food offered to independant pet stores so that they have "an exclusive" food line. It is not a high quality food. Glad you are thinking of switching, Nutro is much better. Wellness is an excellent food , but can be too rich for some animals bellies. I cannot afford to feed it to my crew, or I would try it.

I just switched my cat (pepper) to wellness. you say it can be too rich for some animals bellies?
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Old September 15th, 2004, 08:51 AM
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Yes, I've heard it can be, although I have not tried it myself. I think with gradual switching (no more than 10% new food added every other day) any adverse effect (runny poop or vomiting) can be eliminated. If you are switching over at this rate and your pet experiences these effects it may be the wrong food for your dog or cat.

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Old September 15th, 2004, 09:57 PM
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LOL....I buckled! I sat on the floor of the pet store with the clerk and compared ingredients in the higher end foods....and well....I ended up with the Wellness. More than I wanted to be spending but she told me that with better food they tend to eat less??? True?

I'm hoping so...but my furbabies are so worth it! And I am switching the kittens over to an all Nutro diet too.

I am so not running this house anymore!!!!
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