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Old November 30th, 2011, 01:06 PM
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Question What are some high quality wet cat foods?

Hi there, I'm new to the forum. I have a 10 year old female ragdoll/persian named Corin
She was raised on dry, but I have become educated to the fact that it is terrible, and basically does way more harm than good. I switched her to an all wet food diet about 2 months ago and she is doing great!
I'm about to transition her to a raw food diet, VERY slowly because she has a sensitive little tummy!
I've mostly been feeding her fancy feast, and some wellness grain free formulas. I'd like to stay away from poor quality proteins and meats, grains, etc, stuff that doesn't need to be in the food for optimum health (do they even need vegetables? I don't believe so..)

I want to use the best wet food to help with transitioning to raw food. So to make this easier on me when I go to the pet store for food today, I'd just like to know what wet foods are the best brand as far as nutrition, meat/protein/nutrient quality, etc. Are there some brands that are considered 'high quality' that perhaps aren't as good? I want her transition to raw food to be as smooth as possible.
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Old November 30th, 2011, 01:26 PM
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Good for you! Can't tell you the difference in my Puddles after transitioning her to a canned/raw diet.

Here are a list of my favourites:

Wellness, grainfree
Nature's Variety, Instinct (not prairie)
Wellness, Core
Fromms 4 Starr
Organics by Nature
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Old November 30th, 2011, 06:01 PM
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That covers it. There is one more that I like is the Fellidae grain free.
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Old November 30th, 2011, 06:32 PM
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That covers it. There is one more that I like is the Fellidae grain free.
Yes, that got my Sweet Pea through feeding 7 healthy kittens and her back to health
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Old November 30th, 2011, 08:00 PM
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That's fantastic that you're so proactive about your cat's diet and health!

All my cats are huge fans of Weruva, and they use very high quality meat sources. I'd limit the fish flavours to a couple times a week though (there are lots of chicken varieties to choose from). It's shredded rather than pate - actually looks like real food! Even my one pate-centric cat loves it. http://www.weruva.com/

Some of the Merrick flavours are decent (again, try to limit the fish). And Halo Spot's Stew is okay for some variety, although it does have more vegetables than I'd prefer (but they tend to be low-glycemic ones like green beans and peas).

Good luck with the transition to raw.
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Old December 1st, 2011, 07:30 AM
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That's fantastic that you're so proactive about your cat's diet and health!

All my cats are huge fans of Weruva, and they use very high quality meat sources. I'd limit the fish flavours to a couple times a week though (there are lots of chicken varieties to choose from). It's shredded rather than pate - actually looks like real food! Even my one pate-centric cat loves it. http://www.weruva.com/

Some of the Merrick flavours are decent (again, try to limit the fish). And Halo Spot's Stew is okay for some variety, although it does have more vegetables than I'd prefer (but they tend to be low-glycemic ones like green beans and peas).

Good luck with the transition to raw.
Wow, I've never heard of this before. It looks wonderful, will have to ask at my local Global to see if they stock it, or if not, if they will get some in.

AND they have rescue kitties
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Old November 30th, 2011, 08:24 PM
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Well, got a bunch of wellness for the little fuzzy kitty! lol

The store didn't have any other of those listed.

Here's a pic of Corin (sorry it's so big)
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She's a BEAUTY !!!!
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