it's not that they're bad, just that others are better. i think the wet meowmix is better than the wet friskies. look at the ingredients:
Originally Posted by TXCatWoman
But, what I am getting at is, is there something wrong with Friskie's catfood, or meowmix?
friskies salmon dinner:
Meat by-products, water sufficient for processing, salmon, poultry by-products, fish, brewers rice, natural and artificial flavors, guar gum, tricalcium phosphate, titanium dioxide color, potassium chloride, salt, carrageenan, Vitamin E supplement, dicalcium phosphate, zinc sulfate, sodium nitrite (to promote color retention), Red 3, thiamine mononitrate, ferrous sulfate, manganese sulfate, Vitamin A supplement, copper sulfate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, niacin, calcium pantothenate, riboflavin supplement, cobalt carbonate, Vitamin D-3 supplement, Vitamin B-12 supplement, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of Vitamin K activity), folic acid, potassium iodide, biotin. B-5199meowmix salmon & crab tub:
\t\t\t\t\tTuna, Fish Broth, Sardine, Tuna Liver, Salmon, Crab, Guar Gum, Vegetable Oil, Carrageenan, \t\t\t\t\tTricalcium Phosphate, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A \t\t\t\t\tSupplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K \t\t\t\t\tActivity), Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Folic Acid), \t\t\t\t\tMinerals (Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate), Annatto Color, Canthaxanthin Color, Sodium Nitrite \t\t\t\t\t(To Promote Color Retention).the meowmix has more of the higher quality ingredients, & no by products or grains.
dry foods are similar - labels tell all. here's a sample
meowmix original choice dry:
\t\t\t\t\t\tGround Yellow Corn, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken By-Product Meal, Soybean Meal, Beef \t\t\t\t\t\tTallow Preserved with Mixed-Tocopherols (Source of Vitamin E), Turkey By-Product Meal, \t\t\t\t\t\tSalmon Meal, Oceanfish Meal, Brewers Dried Yeast, Phosphoric Acid, Animal Digest, \t\t\t\t\t\tCalcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Tetra Sodium Pyrophosphate, Calcium Chloride, \t\t\t\t\t\tCholine Chloride, Added Color (Red 40, Yellow 5, Blue 2 and other Color), Salt, Taurine, \t\t\t\t\t\tZinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, L-alanine, Niacin, Vitamin Supplements (E, A, B-12, D-3), \t\t\t\t\t\tCalcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Folic Acid, Copper \t\t\t\t\t\tSulfate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Mononitrate, Citric Acid, Menadione Sodium \t\t\t\t\t\tBisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K Activity), Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite. E-4541chicken soup dry:
Chicken, Salmon, chicken meal, whole grain brown rice, chicken fat (preserved with mixed tocopherols), oatmeal, whole grain white rice, potatoes, cracked pearled barley, millet, turkey, duck, flaxseed, egg product, natural chicken flavor, carrots, peas, apples, dried skim milk, kelp, cranberry powder, rosemary extract, parsley flake, salt, choline chloride, dried chicory root, methionine, potassium chloride, taurine, zinc sulfate, vitamin E supplement, niacin, manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, vitamin A supplement, biotin, potassium iodide, calcium pantothenate, riboflavin, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), vitamin B12 supplement, manganous oxide, sodium selenite, vitamin D supplement, folic acid.