Author Topic: The Paradox of Prescription Diets  (Read 157 times)

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The Paradox of Prescription Diets
« on: September 08, 2017, 07:26:11 PM »

The pet food manufacturers are well aware that dry, grain-based foods promote alkaline urine and in order to “fix” their foods that are primarily corn, wheat and soy, they need to artificially acidify it by adding products such as DL Methionin and potassium citrate. It is a sad paradox to label any water-depleted dry food as a "urinary tract diet." It makes no sense to put our blocked cats on this kind of food when Mother Nature provides a diet that promotes excellent urinary health, naturally. A diet cats evolved to eat over thousands of years.

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Re: The Paradox of Prescription Diets
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2017, 07:56:24 PM »
"In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semihuman. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog." Edward Hoagland
"Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog; but you're never friendless ever, if you have a dog."