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Dr. Elseys Cat "Food"
« on: April 19, 2017, 05:28:44 PM »
You have likely heard of Precious Cat litter.  It is pretty awesome!!!  They now offer kibble too.  I'm at a loss for words...


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Re: Dr. Elseys Cat "Food"
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 05:35:02 PM »
Well, at least they're offering some canned options without a ton of "gum" anything?  :-\
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Re: Dr. Elseys Cat "Food"
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2017, 02:25:47 PM »
Well, at least they're offering some canned options without a ton of "gum" anything?  :-\

You are right, DeeDee.  Thanks for pointing that out.  I was blind sided by the kibble... SO didn't expect that. 
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Re: Dr. Elseys Cat "Food"
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2017, 03:02:22 PM »
I don't see any way to find the list of ingredients or GA of these foods. Just a lot of fancy key words that try to hook people in.

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Re: Dr. Elseys Cat "Food"
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2017, 03:19:03 PM »
You have to click on the LEARN MORE button under each one, and I just found something I didn't see the first time b/c there was so much info about that variety pack. Agar-Agar is listed in "additional ingredients" in them all. I didn't see the Additional Ingredients the first time. It's irritating that they separated the ingredients into sub-sections.  >:(

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Chicken Recipe Paté
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Ocean Whitefish Recipe Paté
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Salmon Recipe Paté
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vitamin E supplement, thiamine mononitrate, vitamin A supplement, calcium pantothenate, riboflavin supplement, pyridoxine hydrochloride, biotin, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin B12 supplement, folic acid, niacin supplement

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Tricalcium phosphate, potassium chloride, salt, zinc proteinate, iron proteinate, magnesium proteinate copper proteinate, sodium selenite, manganese proteinate, ethylenediamine dihydroiodide

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Ocean Whitefish Recipe Paté
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Salmon Recipe Paté
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Turkey Recipe Paté
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Re: Dr. Elseys Cat "Food"
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2017, 03:38:09 PM »
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It's irritating that they separated the ingredients into sub-sections.


Hmm,it's like taking a common gimmick two steps further.  A common gimmick in the PFI is  called ingredient splitting. It makes it seem like there's more of good things and less of bad things.  One used a lot is corn.  By itself, the weight of the corn would be 1st on the ingredient list.  Breaking it up into corn gluten, corn fiber, corn starch and so on, they all drop much much further down on the list.

With the mean and organs and listed piece by piece it looks like there's lots of wonderful meat in the product.

But this listing them separate is very concerning.  Part of knowing how to read an ingredient list is understanding the things are listed by weight, BEFORE processing. In order of I mean, heaviest, to least.  All this separateness will leave only the most determined trying to figure out if this food is actually okay or not.

Very very underhanded.  What's wrong with this food that they have to be so blatantly smoke screening?

And "natural flavor" is usually some sort of animal digest and msg.

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