Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers,
I have an update for you on Beau and his eating habits. As you can tell from the picture above Beau has gained a bit of weight. This is due to the fact that we have switched his feeding times, how much he gets fed and how he gets fed.
Beau is getting fed 1/3 of Performatrin Ultra Lamb & Brown Rice and 1/4 of BLUE Salmon & Potato.
Beau also has a series of treats we rotate between. Some include FELINE GREENIES Dental Cat Treats for dental care, Merrick Backcountry Pacific Salmon Recipe Treats for Cats, what’s left of some Purina LUV dental treats and what used to be his favourite Get Naked Grain Free Puppy Health Dental Chew Sticks. Now I know you might be saying: Why would you feed Beau dog treats? Well, after going through the ingredients I found out you can also feed these to your cat. Beau has eaten about 3 sticks (one a week), but more recently he doesn’t seem interested in them anymore. I don’t know why!
I mean I know the regular reasons: he might be bored of them, he may have gotten an upset stomach from one and now doesn’t want to eat them, he’s full, or he never really liked them in the first place. I’m thinking it’s either the fact that he got bored of them or that he is full. Beau has been leaving food around in his PetSafe SlimCat Interactive Toy and Food Dispenser, Catit Senses 2.0 Food Tree and a series of handmade toys. Beau also hasn’t been whining for food in the evening anymore. He does still try to wake us up in the morning by pawing at us.This is the thing… even when he wakes us up he still has food in his feeding ball! So if he’s not eating his dental treats because he’s full… how else am I going to get his teeth clean! I know, I know there’s always brushing his teeth (which is obviously also the best choice), but do any of you use other methods of cleaning teeth? My colleague has recommended Plaque Off for Cats as Beau doesn’t seem to have issues eating objects that are foreign to him. Another thought has been to get him a water additive such as Tropiclean Fresh Breath Plaque Remover Pet Water Additive, but I’m not too sure how effective it would be…
So the questions for the night are:
- What products do you use to clean your fur baby’s teeth?
- Has your fur baby ever given up on a treat that he/she used to absolutely love?