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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-23-2006, 06:22 PM Thread Starter
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homemade diets for senior cats

Does anyone have and good recipes? I just rescued a senior persian from an animal shelter, and I'm having trouble getting her to eat. I got thinking that a homemade diet may be more tempting, but I want to make sure it's still balanced. She needs to gain quite a bit of weight, so I really worry about her not wanting to eat. She's being offered canned food right now(I've tried a could different brands).

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-13-2006, 12:29 PM
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Senior cat food

Try baby food. I have heard of using the meat baby foods to get cats to start eating. Hope this helps
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-08-2007, 10:44 PM
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i was told baby food as well. like the meats and stuff.just getting the cat to eat it might be a little difficult.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-09-2007, 02:06 AM
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Baby food can be good, but just be aware its not nutritionally balanced and shouldn't be fed long term. Also - be careful it doesn't have any onion in it. Onion is toxic to cats.

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