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Is Fromm cat food good for cats? I’ve been feeding them this for about eight months now and hardly any digestive problems now. Just wondering how it rates
Great question! Check out our Fromm Cat Food Review. This should help you get a better sense of how Fromm cat food rates.
Pet Smart does not carry American Journey Dry Cat Food in their physical store. It does carry that brand in dog food.
Why is that?
Hi Celeste! Interesting question. While I can’t answer for your store specifically, I’ve been told by a PetSmart associate that American Journey dry cat food is available in larger PetSmart stores, but smaller stores will likely not carry it. It’s not a complete explanation, but I hope this clears things up a bit. Thanks for stopping by!
My cat developed Gastro intestinal problems gradually and slowly after introducing this food.
I haven’t seen any reviews or recalls, but I do have serious concerns about this. My cat is 20 yrs old, so I thought it was maybe his kidneys or something else. After 4 months on this food, noticed extreme weight loss and decreased appetite. I thought age was finally catching up with him.
Two weeks ago, did blood analysis and radiographs on my cat, his lab results were great for his age, except for some anemia. Radiographs did not show major problems, and a lot of gas on the intestines. Stoped the food immediately and there has been little improvement since then on him.
I’m aware it may be some other problem not related to this food, but I’m very suspicious and would like the company and you Chewy to do some research with other consumers see if any problems with pets that are eating this food brand.
If any one else has noticed good or bad results with this food, please let me know.
From a very concerned cat owner,
Thanks for sharing your concerns. I’m not sure which brand or recipe you’re referring to, but regardless, I’d recommend passing along your experience to both the company and the FDA.
If you’d like to specify the name of the food you suspect may have contributed to your cat’s health issues, others can learn about your experience and chime in. We’d also like to do some further research to learn more about the company’s history and if other people have experienced similar issues.
Wishing you and your cat the best,
It looks like Luis was referring to Stella and Chewy. I’m interested in your thoughts about this brand too. I’ve seen good and some not-good reviews for this brand. I am specifically interested in their raw, freeze dried line. Thank you very much.
Hi Nancy, you can learn more about Stella & Chewy here: https://cats.com/stella-chewys-cat-food-review
Happened to me with my cat. He was doing fine about bathroom stuff, but since the vet recommended this brand, he’s got diarrea, lot of gases, he seems uncomfortable..maybe Royal Canin must do a better investigation about this.
Very good rating
Question: your review of Stella and Cheweys freeze dried food gas left me wondering: the text of the review states the main ingredients are rabbit, but the ingredient list includes NO rabbit.
Thank you for bringing that up! I’m not sure what went wrong there. We’ll correct the article as soon as possible.
I recently bought 12 packages of Sheba pate roasted chicken& liver entrée when I opened 3 of the trays up the are green with mold. I am very disappointed.0n the side it marked 03/08/2022–26–down below 011B2ARKF5–05:386. I have the others left–what should I do with them as this food is not cheep. thank you Cathy Martin
Hello Cathy, you should be able to return and get a refund on the unused product from the retailer. I’d also recommend contacting Sheba and telling them about your experience. https://www.sheba.com/contact-us
I recently bought 12 packages of Sheba I opened 3 of the green mold-#’s on the side–BB03-08-2022 26—on side below 011B2ARK5 05:386-i am very disappointed.
Cathy, thank you so much for sharing your experience with All About Cats and all of the other cat guardians who read this article. In addition to publicizing this event here, I’d recommend contacting both Sheba and the FDA. Additionally, you should be able to return the food to your retailer for a complete refund.
Sheba contact: https://www.sheba.com/contact-us
Make a pet food complaint with the FDA: https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/report-problem/how-report-pet-food-complaint
I have three 6-month-old cats can I feed them two cans ?,one in the morning kibble in the afternoon and one can at dinner? Or is that too much?
Natalie, it really depends on the food you’ve chosen. Use this calorie needs calculator to determine how much your kitties need, then compare those requirements to the number of calories you’re giving them with their two cans of food and kibble.
I have an older female cat. She’s 9 years now and recently had a few crystals in her urine but are gone now. It was recommended that she start a diet of urinary tract formula foods. My concern is that I have another cat. I recused her and she is a dwarf. My vet says that this food won’t hurt her since, as everyone knows, it’s hard to separate cats while eating because they pick here and there. Their food is always measured accordingly. Do I have to keep them on this food forever even though she’s been absent of crystals and only had a few once?
Hi Donna, thank you for stopping by. That’s a great question, but the answer really depends on your cat’s unique situation. You might appreciate our article on the best cat food for urinary tract health: https://cats.com/best-cat-food-urinary-tract-health Also, if you choose to keep your 9-year-old on the prescription diet, a microchip feeder can help to keep your two cats’ food separate. Hope this helps!
You should consult with your vet. I am a vet tech and have a male cat who had urinary crystals. I keep him on prescription urinary food bc it is not worth the risk of me taking him off of it. Urinary food is formulated to change the ph of the urine to deter crystal formation. Crystals can cause a blockage in the urethra making it difficult or impossible to pass urine. If a cat is unable to pass urine due to crystals or stone, the bladder will expand and eventually burst which could result in death. Straining to urinate is a big deal and needs to be caught in time and treated as an emergency. That is why I just choose to do whatever I can to avoid this situation.
Hiya, just a request for a review on the litter from litterbox.com. I’ve used it for awhile and like it, but I always like to see the expert opinions and your reviews seem well done. I’m not affiliated in any way, just a request. Love your site!
Hi. Would you be able to kindly review Seriously Good Bistro food? My cat was on Katkin but after she saw me ordered bulk quantity she decided she was having none of it. Tried many products and she would only eat this. Worried if food quality isn’t as good as Katkin, so really need help here. Thank you!
Hello. Thank you for the great site with lots of good information. My cat has been on Royal Canine Gastrointestinal dry and wet food for the last four months due to chronic vomiting and hair ball issues. No other health issues from the veterinary tests that have been done. Initially we suspected IBS but she has been doing pretty good for last month. I am anxious to get her off the vet food and on to something of better quality for for sensitive stomach. I see there are lots of options. What is your best suggestion for good food to transition to? Thanks so much!
Hello Krystal, thank you for the comment. We have a whole vet-reviewed article on this subject: Best Cat Food for IBD (all of them are appropriate for IBS as well!)