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I have two cats a 7 month old kitty and a 1-2 year old adult cat. They both came to us from shelters where they had been on Purina Cat/or Kitten Chow. Our dogs have always eaten Nutro so I went and bought some Nutro Natural Care. I tried mixing it in slow they wouldn't eat it!

While I was gone out of state my husband bought some Purina ONE since they wouldn't eat the Nutro. They liked it, but I don't. The ingredients are not good.

I had a free bag of Authority food that PetSmart gave me when I adopted them. One of them will eat that the other one won't. I decided I really wanted to try a higher quality food. I went to a pet store today and they were kind enough to let me exchange the barely touched bag of Nutro Max for another brand.

I decided to try Sensible Choice. Does anyone have thoughts on this? It has no corn, wheat, soybeans, or byproducts. I am anxious to see how the cats like it.

Also, I called two vets asking for food recommendations: one suggested Purina ONE for Urinary Tract Health, and the other recommended Iams Kitten.
 

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Sensible Choice

Don't ever ask a vet about nutrition, they're clueless, LOL!

But seriously, most vets get only a few hours of small animal nutrition training in the entire four years of vet school (our program included *2*, yes, two, hours--taught by a guy from Hill's Science Diet). For the rest of their careers, they are typically educated by the pet food company sales reps who come into their clinics. And most vets recommend whatever they sell in their clinics--duh, that's what they make money on!

But I digress...I assume you're talking about dry food? Sensible Choice is fine! However, best to find two or three brands or varieties that you can live with and your cats like, and rotate among them every couple of months. This will help prevent addictions, food allergies, and deficiencies/excesses that may arise from using a single formula for years at a time.

And please do feed your kitties at least half of their diet as canned food if at all possible, it is really important. For a free article on why, please visit
http://www.littlebigcat.com/index.php?a ... cannedfood

Cheers,
Dr. Jean

Cheers,
Dr. Jean
 
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