Originally Posted by plar
Feeding any living organism any kind of food will cause numberless health problems. Eating what we deem "health food" today might one day prove deadly. There is unbeatable convenience in feeding dry, but the health benefit of feeding wet is undocumented and anecdotal at best, and probably is a result of marketing hype by cat food manufacturers seeking to swindle more money out of you.
Cat food manufacturers make most of their money and have the biggest margin for profit from dry food (that is documented) so this doesn't hold
If you want to see the health detriment of feeding dry food and talk to a thousand people who have seen and made the switch to wet go herehttp://www.felinediabetes.com/
If you want to see what is published in javma, go herehttp://home.earthlink.net/~jacm2/id1.html
remeber that 95%+ of dry foods contain hiogh carbohydrates. The only one reasonably love in carbs may be evo . Even wellness core is on the upper end of what may be acceptable to a cat's body
Let me point out a key passage in this published paper
(I edited out the text - please link only unless you have permission of the author to quote them.)