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TheOneWithTheNicestSmile Mon 16-Dec-13 23:25:57

I have spent a fortune on various super-duper human-standard-meat European cat foods from zooplus, but my 2 don't eat any of them as enthusiastically as AGAIL (& some they won't eat at all)


Hopelass Tue 17-Dec-13 21:19:36

Hopecat goes on hunger strike (and regularly bites my ankles) if we attempt to give her anything else blush

Sparklingbrook Tue 17-Dec-13 21:17:34

I will have to calculate my distances and factor in petrol TheOne. grin

TheOneWithTheNicestSmile Tue 17-Dec-13 21:16:15

£12 for 48 from Morrisons or Sainsburys is better grin

Sparklingbrook Tue 17-Dec-13 21:13:47

Countrywide not far from me so £11.99 for the 44 to collect is good then.

FushandChups Tue 17-Dec-13 21:09:08

I have the opposite problem - bought the posher version if her food with higher protein, less fats etc and she turns her nose right up and won't touch it. Sounds like I should count myself lucky smile

TheOneWithTheNicestSmile Tue 17-Dec-13 19:27:17

48 for £12 from Morrisons/Sainsbos/Tesco is best deal (if not too inconvenient)

WhoKnowsWhereTheMistletoes Tue 17-Dec-13 19:18:44

I've been getting the Felix 44 for £13.65 from Ocado and delivered free with the shopping.

TheOneWithTheNicestSmile Tue 17-Dec-13 18:17:18

DD2 bought some in Morrisons this week & says it didn't look like a special offer - the ordinary shelf edge label said £3 - so worth a look

LastOneDancing Tue 17-Dec-13 17:32:11

AGAIL is like cat-crack. Once they've had it, they'll always remember the buzz.

We had to bring our Megatron down slowly by using half AGAIL and half normal lumpy Felix... With a few Wellbeloved biscuits.

Shes now off the hard stuff but looks like a barrel with feet.

Sparklingbrook Tue 17-Dec-13 12:50:04

Mmm. She ended up at the CP because her owner couldn't afford to keep her. I should have known. grin

cozietoesie Tue 17-Dec-13 12:47:14

She certainly has the look of a cat who might be awkward. It's those considering eyes, Sparkling.

Sparklingbrook Tue 17-Dec-13 12:44:44

Thanks TheOne seems there's more offers on than usual at the moment.

I will have a mooch in the coop cozie, I can't believe she will only eat Felix-I think she's being difficult.

I opened a tin of sweetcorn the other day and she came running down the stairs all excited. So she has eaten tins. hmm I got her a tin once, and she ate the first bit from the top of the open/fresh can-then rejected any further meals from it. hmm

I was making the Foxes cat food sandwiches the other day with some 39p stuff from Wilko-I should have offered her some!

cozietoesie Tue 17-Dec-13 12:43:02

The Sainsbury's deal (the one I looked at) lasts until 1st January. Phew.

cozietoesie Tue 17-Dec-13 12:42:13

It certainly is on offer there (just looked) and I've got a delivery on Thursday. Hmm.

TheOneWithTheNicestSmile Tue 17-Dec-13 12:41:27

but Tesco's deal ends today

cozietoesie Tue 17-Dec-13 12:40:18

If she likes it (it's in a black pouch which they sell singly) then buy it subsequently in multiples of 3. (They frequently have an offer of 3 for a £ and nobody seems to tell the Head Office computer when the offer stops - or maybe it's a near permanent offer and my Co-op forgets to advertise.) smile <looks furtively around>

They also do an own brand Gourmet salmon in jelly (black pouch again) but I haven't tried that because Seniorboy won't eat fishy flavour food.

TheOneWithTheNicestSmile Tue 17-Dec-13 12:39:54

according to mysupermarket it's 2 for £6 at Tesco & Sainsburys atm

Sparklingbrook Tue 17-Dec-13 12:29:21

I am going to try the Coop stuff for Sparkling cat. She is taking the mickey with the Felix.

cozietoesie Tue 17-Dec-13 12:25:47

Dear Goodness - I just costed it properly. The cat eats better than I do!

cozietoesie Tue 17-Dec-13 12:21:57

In a moment of madness, I bought Seniorboy some Encore a few weeks back - and he liked one of the flavours very much. So he should. I reckon that's one of your 'over £10 a kilo' ones. I think I'll try Felix to see if he'll eat it.

TheOneWithTheNicestSmile Tue 17-Dec-13 12:09:28

WhoKnowsWhereTheMistletoes mine used to love Bozita (from zooplus) which is Scandinavian, made with fit-for-human-consumption meat, & very reasonably priced. But they have gone off it lately sad

Felix is one of the recommended brands on there & also one of the cheapest. They helpfully give you a per-kilo price for everything & some of them are over £10 per kilo - Felix & Bozita both only £2.70.

Sparklingbrook Tue 17-Dec-13 12:07:23

Looks like it's still on

Sparklingbrook Tue 17-Dec-13 12:04:43

Thanks cozie I have a PAH nearby. The best deal I found (a few weeks ago) were when Countrywide were selling 44 pouches for £11.99. i should have stocked up.

Sparkling Cat doesn't seem to drink much water-I imagine it's down to the food.

I agree it smells fine. the Whiskas pouches are so smelly-she won't touch them either.

TheOneWithTheNicestSmile Tue 17-Dec-13 12:00:53

A single box of 12 was £3 at Morrisons last week & zooplus do 24 for £6.49. It doesn't smell disgusting, & poos don't either. Worth giving it a try for your picky one, cozie

There's not as much specified meat as in the European brands (eg Bozita Chicken & Turkey has "chicken (85% in chunks), turkey (7.2% in chunks), beef, pork, calcium carbonate, yeast")

but there's no cereal filler either. Sugar, though...??? Maybe that's the magic ingredient!

Ingredients (from zooplus site)

Tasty Meat Selection:
Meat & meat by-products (min. 4% of each listed variety), vegetable protein extract, fish & fish by-products, minerals, sugar.

Tasty Fish Variety:
Meat & meat by-products, vegetable protein extract, fish & fish by-products (min. 4% of each listed variety), minerals, sugar.

Tasty Vegetable Selection:
Meat & meat by-products (min. 4% of each listed variety), vegetable protein extract, fish & fish by-products (min. 4% of each listed variety), minerals, sugar.


Nutritional additives:
Vitamin A (1,490 IU/kg), vitamin D3 (230 IU/kg), vitamin E (17 mg/kg), iron (10 mg/kg), copper (0.9 mg/kg), iodine (0.3 mg/kg), manganese (2 mg/kg), zinc (10 mg/kg).

Technological additives:
E499 (2,650 mg/kg).

Analytical components:
Moisture (80%), protein (13%), fat (3%), ash (2.2%), fibre (0.5%), linoleic acid [omega-6-fatty acids] (0.2%).

cozietoesie Tue 17-Dec-13 11:26:51

Sorry - I forgot to add shipping. (I have no idea what that is.)

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