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Kitten suddenly gone off wet food

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TheOriginalNutcracker Sun 17-Jul-11 20:15:23

She is about 5mths old now and has suddenly stopped eating her wet food. Have tried different brands but no joy. She s still drinkng and still eating dry kitten food.

Does it matter if she only eats dry food ??

I have just tried mixing wet and dry together and she iis licking it atm but not eaten any yet.

kayah Sun 17-Jul-11 20:16:55

I was told that dry foos is better for their teeth.

Is there any particular reason you were giving her wet food?

TheOriginalNutcracker Sun 17-Jul-11 20:20:49

No not really lol.

When we had our first cat we only ever gave her dry food until she was ill once and I had to mx her meds with wet food. It kind of stuck then and she always now has one ouch a day and a bowl of dry down all the time.

Gypsy (kitten) has been having dry food down all the time and then about 1 kitten pouch a day.

TheOriginalNutcracker Sun 17-Jul-11 20:21:21

ouch = pouch

cakeandcustard Sun 17-Jul-11 20:27:58

I could never get my cat to eat wet food, he's always eaten the dry 'complete nutrition' type biscuits plus some boiled chicken for a treat now and then. I asked the vet about this and he seemed to think that a balanced dry food is much better for them than wet.

TheOriginalNutcracker Sun 17-Jul-11 20:58:56

Oh well that's fine then. I will start buying a better dry food and just give her that.

kayah Sun 17-Jul-11 21:19:37

I use this brand:
Purina Pro Plan

storytopper Mon 18-Jul-11 10:49:24

We got two kittens from the same litter. One would eat both wet and dry food - the other only dry food. For simplicity, we give them good quality dry food - Purina or Iams. They also have fresh fish a few times a week and occasionally tinned "people" tuna.

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