Originally Posted by Forget-Me-Not
.... And sorry Gloria - I posted too soon - I don't know if this will help but I haven't been around for Astrid going in her box but cleaning it tonight I think her stools are looser than normal.
For whatever reason, she is eating less wet food (both Wellness and Fancy Feast) and dry (with much less Wellness) but I think that maybe because the premium food is so nutritous she just doesn't get as hungry. She has really filled out and maybe she is determining her appropriate level of feeding for her own needs. Since she is absolutely normal - (playful, active, bright eyed,beautiful coat) in every other way, I am just going to keep an eye on her and adjust the portions to her preference. And see a vet if it continues after the weekend....
Yes, I agree they do eat less of the premium food -- and
, -- I guess that's another cost advantage for buying the quality food
Usually, feeding premium food also means less waste in the litter pan (unless the food is causing some problems
I think your're right to just monitor her - when KiKi had loose bowels, I just stopped the Wellness -- sure enough, the loose bowels stopped, too. That's why I now know to just give the Wellness dry as a "treat" only to him.
I provide both Felidae and Wellness dry (Wellness dry only for Phoebe and Simon), and Wellness canned - and it seems like one day they want more of the dry, and then another day, more of the canned ... guess they're regulating their own "balanced diet"
. I'm learning to be flexible.
Well, I almost lost this post, Simon decided to walk on my keyboard and YIKES! I lost it for a while, whew!
p.s. ... I've had a lot of "help" with typing this post, Simon is learning to use the keyboard, ugh! Hope it makes some sense. gh