Re: OT: I hate it when I'm right...
- From: "David Cohen" <sammiesdad@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 04:09:25 GMT
"Steve Freides" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote
"David Cohen" <sammiesdad@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote
"Sir Jackery" <roehrig@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote
On Sun, 18 Mar 2007, David Cohen wrote:
...when it involves people's dogs and cats dying :(
A massive pet food recall:
What's most revealing is that this one company makes all the food for
many brands, from the cheapest Walmart Ol' Roy's to the "premium" Iams,
Eukanuba, and Nutro.
I've been telling y'all for years that, if you are going to feed a
commercial pet food, it should be one of the dozen or so super premium
foods, like Canidae, Old Mother Hubbard, California Natural, Merrick,
Screw that. 6 bucks for a 20lb bag of cat food at Winco. It wasn't on
the recall list and my cats are in perfect health. I'd say the real
moral to the story is premium != better. It's all the same, just
different gimmicky marketing.
Then that would make you incorrect.
If your perfectly healthy cat dies at age, let's say, 10, and would have
died at age 13, given a better diet, how will you tell the difference?
My cat, which I got when she was 6 weeks old, lived to the ripe old age of
18-1/2 years. I never stuck with one brand or even one type of cat food -
varied brands of canned cat food, and switched brand of dry every few
months as well.
When my kids are, knock on wood, grown and gone from my house, we'll
probably get another cat, but until then, two male human animals are all
we can take care of here, and even that's tough.
There are the 120 year old Russians up in the Ural Mountains who smoke like
Therefore, smoking is not bad for you.
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