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I feed Maleke Felidae dry and he's great on it. I have also every night been giving him a little bit of Nutro Natural wet kitten food which he absolutely adores. I tried him on Felidae wet and he loved that too (you can actually see the rice in it!). BUT, the other day I tried him on Wellness wet and he got diarrhea and it was STINKY!!!! This happened after giving him the Wellness for 3 days. Is it possible that this is too rich for him right now? I only give him a quarter of the tiny cans a day...sometimes not even that so it's not like I give him tonnes. Anyway, I kept him off wet food for 2 days and he is back to normal...I also totally cleaned his box for him (poor guy!). I had also bought Evolve wet and another kind of Felidae wet. Is there any reason he might have gotten diarrhea off of Wellness????
 

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It's very possible that it was just to rich, or the change was to sudden. I like to give my cats a little bit of canned food from time to time, but if I change the brand alot of them always get stinky diarhea. Any change in food should be done gradually to avoid that problem in the future.
 

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i feed my cat felidea dry, also. i switched him straight from nutro natural wet to felidea and wellness wet, he's had no problems at all, pooping wise. i feed him about a third of the 5.5 oz can a day. maybe there is something in the wellness that disagrees with maleke?
 

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I guess Wellness just isn't a good canned food for your pet. I recently switched foods to Chicken Soup for Cat Lovers and I feed them Wellness, Solid Gold, and Innova wet canned food and they have done fine on all of them. Sometimes it may just be too rich for their bellies so just stick with what you previously got for canned food b/c Nutro Natural and Felidae are great canned foods also. Good Luck! (((=
 

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Yup, each food will react differently for each cat.

You should also give wet food with the same care you would give dry food.

Don't introduce a wet food in large constant quantities.
Give him a few licks of something new, and slowly increase the amount over a series of days. Once he finds one he likes stick with it.

Even if the wet food you buy is similar ingredients from one another, it can still be a rough change depending on the different brands, their source of ingredients, how their ingredients are treated. different brands use different preservatives, vitamins/minerals etc. Your cat can be effected by all of this, not just the major meat ingredients.

I have found that often cats are prone to stinkier poohs the higher grade you go with wet food.

So, use caution, once you find a wet food your cat really likes, stick with it for a good while, and then you can slowly change to another one if you like. :)
 
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