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Waltham and Purina Pro Plan wet food

Ellie(Elinore) ClarkEllie(Elinore) Clark Member Posts: 9,364
edited 8 November, 2007 in Food & Nutrition
With a kitty with a very sensetive tummy and on SCience Diet dry ZD, what do you think of small amounts of Waltham and Pro Plan wet food. Our vet even said the canned ZD may not do much for him and is very high for small cans and he doesn't really like it. He likes the others much more.

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  • Vanessa BobackVanessa Boback TampaMember Posts: 3,149
    edited 5 November, 2007
    In my opinion, that is not a good idea. I would reccomend seaking out a better food that may not effect your tummy, and you may even like it more!! Good Luck!! :^:
  • edited 6 November, 2007
    Dakota, have you considered a raw food diet? I've heard it can help cats with digestive issues. Since it is a species-appropriate diet, cats have evolved to eat raw meaty bones which is why they tend to do so well on it! I switched Natasha to raw about a month ago, and let's just say that I don't think I'll ever go back to kibble again!;c; www.rawfedcats.org
  • Mary ComminsMary Commins AntiochMember Posts: 55,502
    edited 7 November, 2007
    Dakota, I have IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) and I was on Z/D also. I hated it! I lost so much weight even when I did eat it and then I switched to Royal Canin's limited ingredients and I was the same on that. I still had bouts of bloody diarrhea and vomiting, too. I now eat Wellness canned, Serengeti, Solid Gold, Wellness Core or California Natural Herring and sweet tater and I am doing grrrrrrreat!!! No diarrhea or vomiting since we switched!
  • Ellie(Elinore) ClarkEllie(Elinore) Clark Member Posts: 9,364
    edited 8 November, 2007
    :D Maggs, thanks for that IBS information. After all my tests, the last thing the vet is doing is treating me for that, even though I only vomit,no diarrhea. So far, with a shot of prednisone (I know,be careful) I have been much, much better. That\'s why I wondered about food. I never ate wet before and now I am, and I am gaining weight. You all are SO helpful.:-h Thank you
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