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Is the expensive cat food (James Wellbeloved, Royal Canin) really work it?

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follygirl · 17/02/2012 20:46

I could really do with some advice. Our geriatric cat has been on whiskas biscuits all her life really. We've got a 1 year old rescue cat who was put on james wellbeloved in the rescue centre and we've continued with that diet. It's now time to move him onto adult food. Should I move both of them onto adult 'posh' food or is Whiskas okay.
I don't mind paying for the expensive stuff if it really is worth it, it's just so much more money than Whiskas.

Any advice appreciated.

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follygirl · 17/02/2012 20:54

sorry, typo in the title worth it

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Dustinthewind · 17/02/2012 21:00

I'd give them whatever they'll eat that's the cheapest.
Our elderly cat is on the Royal Canin Renal diet for medical reasons, and it is a lot more expensive but he needs it now. Before that he ate moggy food.

Dustinthewind · 17/02/2012 21:01

Did the rescue cat have medical issues that needed the special diet, or did they feed all the cats on it? A vet would advise you with better understanding.

follygirl · 17/02/2012 21:24

We got Banjo (our baby) as a kitten and they just had all the kittens on the James Wellbeloved kitten food as par for the course. We kept him on that as he was used to it.

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OnlyHappyWhenEating · 19/02/2012 20:02

our cat eats morrison's own brand food - he will eat anything! which is one thing I really love about him!! if you look at the protein/meat content it is pretty similar across the brands...

MitchieInge · 19/02/2012 20:05

JW isn't that expensive, not like Hills for example, if you buy in bulk because they eat much smaller portions. Arden Grange is similar and cheaper though.

Ben10HasFinallyLeftTheBuilding · 19/02/2012 20:20

Our two have Fish 4 Cats. The 7.5kg bag works out around 15p per cat per day. It has no grains in it (which they can have problems digesting but obv. lots don't have a problem with - it is basically fish and potatoes with vitamins.

Ben10HasFinallyLeftTheBuilding · 19/02/2012 20:28

and the best thing for me is their poos are completely inoffensive on it Grin

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