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Cheap-er cat food than Big Box?

Is there a cheaper way to purchase kitty food other than PetSmart or PetCo? Or if there's a website that magically sends it to the house? Four kitties who love Blue and Max Nutro are eating us out of house and home. [more inside]
posted by ashtabula to opelika on Jun 24, 2014 - 23 answers

What automatic feeder should we get for our cats?

my main coon cat Bear laughs at our anti cat devices and pounds on the door for breakfast. He started pounding at 5:00 a.m. this morning, 90 minutes before my alarm goes off, and kept it up long enough to ruin my sleep. It's time for a new strategy: automatic feeding devices. Please recommend the best device. [more inside]
posted by rebent on Jan 2, 2014 - 25 answers

Another fat cat question

This is Pico, a wonderful cat with an incredible mustache. Pico is quite large and really needs to slim down. Help us help our 17 lb cat live happy and healthy and as forever as possible. Gratuituous cat pictures inside. [more inside]
posted by avocet on Sep 7, 2013 - 19 answers

Cat. Wet food. Nothing is easy.

Pumpernickel is having UTI issues and needs to go on a strict wet-food-only diet. After buying more brands and flavors than I can count, I think we've found some he likes. BUT, he never eats enough of the wet stuff and at this point supplementing with dry needs to stop. How do I help this cat! [more inside]
posted by Tequila Mockingbird on Sep 3, 2013 - 30 answers

Replacement for Innova Evo dry catfood

A couple of months ago Innova Evo dry catfood was recalled and I need recommendations for a replacement. [more inside]
posted by phliar on Jul 28, 2013 - 21 answers

Need advice on transitioning cats to healthier cat food

We have 2 cats that are a little less than 2 years old. They are both active and healthy little terrors with no medical issues. One of them seems like she is always hungry. While I get that there are some animals that will whine for food until they drop dead from overfeeding, when I gave her more she seemed happier. However, at that point she gained a little more weight than she should have to remain healthy, so I wanted to find some food that is more nutritious, has less byproducts, more protein and helps them feel fuller. [more inside]
posted by 8dot3 on Mar 6, 2013 - 12 answers

How to take in a second cat who also eats special prescription food?

We have an old cat who eats special prescription food. We are thinking about taking in a friend's old cat who also eats special prescription food. Is there a convenient way to do this? [more inside]
posted by PersonAndSalt on Jan 22, 2013 - 13 answers

Am I starving my cat?

How much to feed my cat? My vet tells me half a 5oz. - 6oz. can twice a day, the can of cat food says one can twice a day. I can find backup online for either statement. Help? [more inside]
posted by edbles on Dec 7, 2012 - 25 answers

Eat your dinner or you get it for breakfast. Cat.

Cat food filter: When presented with the same brand and same flavor of wet cat food, my cat will wolf it down at my mother's house and at a friend's house, but not at my house. He used to eat it constantly at my house as well, but suddenly stopped last spring. What gives? [more inside]
posted by AthenaPolias on Aug 30, 2012 - 17 answers

Cat Feeding Advice?

I have a few questions about feeding our four month old indoor cat, Captain Tightpants, a grain free diet. [more inside]
posted by radiopaste on Aug 29, 2012 - 16 answers

Need suggestions for some sensitive stomach cat food.

Need suggestions for some sensitive stomach cat food. [more inside]
posted by royalsong on Jul 25, 2012 - 15 answers

Looking for a soft or moist "dry" cat food.

Is there a "dry" cat food with a soft or moist kibble? [more inside]
posted by Arethusa on Jun 20, 2012 - 26 answers

Cat appetite question

My lovely cat is eating less. Why? Do we need to go to the vet? [more inside]
posted by Frowner on Feb 2, 2012 - 25 answers

Trying to switch my cat to wet food, but she keeps vomiting!

I'm trying to switch my older cat from a dry to a wet canned food diet, but every time I try she ends up with vomiting and diarrhea. Help! [more inside]
posted by emily37 on Nov 27, 2011 - 16 answers

My Cat Thinks the Kitchen Belongs to Him

I have an older cat who has become a total bastard when it comes to the kitchen. He is constantly on the counter. I run him off and when I leave the kitchen he is back up on the counter almost immediately. He'll eat meat cooking in a frickin' frying pan. Any solutions other than constantly squirting him with water or putting him in a crate while cooking? Closing off the kitchen is not an option.
posted by zzazazz on Nov 1, 2011 - 29 answers

Help me feed my kitty

I understand that the best cat diet is exclusively wet food. Kittens are supposed to eat small portions every few hours. I am asleep all night and at work for 8 hours during the day. Can I leave wet food out for free feeding or will it go bad? What if she won't eat left-out food? [more inside]
posted by lollusc on May 1, 2011 - 19 answers

Help me with my adorable new kitty!

How do I care for a kitten who may have been taken too early from his mother? I've never cared for anything younger than a year old, and now I have an 8 week old kitten. [more inside]
posted by kro on Apr 26, 2011 - 30 answers

Tiny NOM, NOM, NOM.

What should we feed our new kitten? [more inside]
posted by Sissinghurst on Apr 18, 2011 - 16 answers

Kitty folks!

Brazil [Aracaju] filter: Best places and prices for dry cat food, 2 ex-pats new to country there right now and they are on a budget and need to find a source. Small stores only seem to have high priced editions.
posted by Freedomboy on Dec 5, 2010 - 5 answers

What to feed our cats?

What the heck do I feed my cats to keep them from getting sick? Their tummies are obviously not happy with the new food. Should I switch back to the old unsatisfactory food, or try to find another new food? [more inside]
posted by WowLookStars on Oct 28, 2010 - 31 answers

Special Diet Cat Food

Is there somewhere online where I can compare the nutritional value of cat foods? Something similar to the "Nutritional Information" label on packaged human foods? [more inside]
posted by Kurichina on Jun 9, 2010 - 8 answers

Am I out the eight bucks?

Is an unopened bag of Purina cat food I forgot in my trunk for about a week still safe to feed to my cat? [more inside]
posted by Hey Dean Yeager! on Jun 5, 2010 - 14 answers

Such a Fancy Feast.

Are there secret health risks (toxoplasmosis, Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease, etc) for cat owners who share dishes with their cats? I don't use dedicated dishes to feed my cats, and even if I did, I'd still hand-wash all of our dishes together in the same batch, with the same sponge, so I'm probably failing to remove occasional fragments of beef from the cat food, or small amounts of cat spit. Is there a chance that eating tiny amounts of cat saliva and/or cat food could make me sick? [more inside]
posted by pseudostrabismus on Mar 13, 2010 - 8 answers

Homemade Cat Food Recipes

I'm hoping some of you have had some success with homemade cat food recipes. Can anybody share their experiences? Either raw or cooked recipes are fine with me. [more inside]
posted by jabberjaw on Feb 5, 2010 - 8 answers

Fuckin' cats, Donny.

Question about the feeding of two cats on different diets. [more inside]
posted by backseatpilot on Sep 22, 2009 - 13 answers

How to protect my wall from the cat dish

Cat fanciers: is there a convenient way to keep dried bits of food from getting on the wall next to the cat food dishes? [more inside]
posted by kosmonaut on Jan 22, 2009 - 10 answers

cat feed directly from can?

can you feed your cat directly from the can?
posted by pharcide on Dec 31, 2008 - 14 answers

How can we stop our dog from antagonizing our cat before meal times?

How can we stop our dog from antagonizing our cat before meal times? [more inside]
posted by slowfasthazel on Nov 28, 2008 - 6 answers

CatFilter - is adult food OK for an older kitten?

Am I hurting my 7-month-old kitten by letting him eat adult cat food? [more inside]
posted by CrazyGabby on Oct 30, 2008 - 12 answers

Highly absorbent; highly nutritious?

Could I eat cat litter? [more inside]
posted by Dr. Wu on Oct 19, 2008 - 8 answers

Why can't we feed our cat after he's been tranquilized?

Our 20 pound monster of a cat had to be injected with a tranquilizer today at the vet. Afterwards, we were told not to give him any food or water until tomorrow. Google searches have turned up plenty of suggestions for how to tranquilize one's pet, but nothing mentioning not letting them eat or drink. We're obviously going to do as the vet says, but this cat has a darling habit of clawing furniture and knocking things off shelves when his dish is empty, so I can't help but wonder why. Any ideas?
posted by tomatofruit on Sep 4, 2008 - 12 answers

Eeeew, we can't eat that!

Catfilter: What is the texture of your cat's wet food? [more inside]
posted by DiscourseMarker on Jul 15, 2008 - 11 answers

Feeding My Cats Homemade Raw Meat Diet - Good Idea?

I want to make my own homemade, raw meat (chicken and rabbit) cat food. My girlfriend thinks it's a bad idea. Almost everything I can find on the interwebs suggest that feeding a cat a BARF (biologically appropriate raw food) diet is healthy for the cat. This wiki suggests that there is no scientific evidence pointing to a clear resolution - in the references section there are some vets arguing one way or the other, but nothing concrete. Has anyone been there, done that, or have any other advice? [more inside]
posted by billysumday on Jun 11, 2008 - 16 answers

What to do with cats who don't eat wet food?

My cats are effectively ignoring their wet food in favour of their dry food. What can/should I do to keep them eating healthily? [more inside]
posted by chudmonkey on May 29, 2008 - 35 answers

Good, healthy cat food - whats the real deal and not just fluff that I pay extra for?

Good, healthy cat food - whats the real deal and not just fluff that I pay extra for? [more inside]
posted by Carialle on May 8, 2008 - 37 answers

mmm, salty and crunchy...

[SillyKittyFilter] Is it okay for my cat to eat pretzel sticks? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Mar 25, 2008 - 16 answers

Why isn't my cat hungry?

What could have caused my cat's sudden lack of appetite? [more inside]
posted by Newbornstranger on Aug 26, 2007 - 12 answers

Is changing my cat's diet while I go on vacation a bad idea?

Is it reasonable to change my cat from wet food to dry food for a few days while I go on vacation? [more inside]
posted by FortyT-wo on Jul 23, 2007 - 12 answers

how to feed two cats separately

I have two cats who are used to eating together. But one has a weight problem that needs to be controlled. How can I get them used to eating separately? [more inside]
posted by logic vs love on May 28, 2007 - 6 answers

Miaow, I'm hungry

Our cat eats like a pig. [more inside]
posted by holgate on Jan 7, 2007 - 25 answers

A human version of Science Diet?

Is there a human equivalent to premium cat food? That is to say, a single form of synthetic food that will serve all hunger and nutritional needs? If not, why not? [more inside]
posted by ontic on Oct 13, 2006 - 40 answers

My cat is starving

What can we feed our cat in an emergency? [more inside]
posted by ubu on Sep 18, 2006 - 25 answers

Klaus is insane and kind of a dick

Why does our cat try to cover our heads like litter when we sleep? Does our cat think we're filthy?!? I'm a little insulted... [more inside]
posted by ibeji on Jun 13, 2006 - 22 answers

Cat pee is killing me! :-(

Catfilter: Questions about prescription food and cat pee problems... [more inside]
posted by twiggy on May 25, 2006 - 16 answers

What to feed two very different cats?

Looking for suggestions for a good dry food to feed two cats with slightly different needs. They refuse to play nice and eat from their "own" bowls, each preferring the other's food. [more inside]
posted by gilsonal on May 2, 2006 - 7 answers

Why doesn't my dog eat cat kill?

Why does my bulldog ignore dead critters in the house? [more inside]
posted by Secret Life of Gravy on Apr 28, 2006 - 10 answers

Taco Bell Beans or Fancy Feast?

I hope this doesn't wreck the experience for anyone... But why do the refried beans at Taco Bell smell just like canned cat food? This really bugs me.
posted by roguescout on Mar 17, 2006 - 17 answers

Good wet food for kitties?

Help me find good wet food for my cat. [more inside]
posted by calistasm on Feb 7, 2006 - 15 answers

How to feed a cat without really trying.

What do I feed my new kitten? [more inside]
posted by asnowballschance on Oct 17, 2005 - 9 answers

Horses boiled at ten thousand degrees?

So, my new roommate brought a cat with her, and she's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen. I want her to eat wet food as well as dry (she seems to love it), but everytime I open the can I retch. Has anybody found a way around this?
posted by jon_kill on Mar 24, 2005 - 26 answers

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