Best Dry Cat Food to Help Reduce Litterbox Odor

We have a 3 year old indoor cat and were wondering what is the best dry cat food diet we could give her. When we first got her, we tried to give her the wet can of food we got with her, but she threw it up. So, she doesn't like any canned food. We have been giving her bulk dry cat food from the grocery store. She seems to be OK with it, except that her litter box odor has gotten kinda of bad.

I've just been reading about diets and litter box odor and that there might just be a connection. What is the best kind of dry cat food to feed her so her litter box won't smell so bad?

Ad

By Linda from Brighton, MI

June 24, 20110 found this helpful

The specialty cat clinic in our area no longer recommends a diet of dry food, saying that they (dry foods) have surprisingly high sugar contents. Since they have done this, they have seen a 30% drop in the rates of diabetes in their clientele.

Now, I don't have a cat, and only heard this from a (trusted) source; but I would say doing some good online research would be a good idea. A call to your vet might be a good idea, too; and a call shouldn't cost you anything.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
June 27, 20110 found this helpful

I have found Evo to be the best. It has no corn, wheat or soy which are often allergens. Cats and dogs on Evo or California naturals eat less because their systems are satisfied. There are no fillers, no euthanized animals (true) and no garbage. Always read the ingredients and avoid health problems. Good food, avoid vaccines, a bunch of love and your pet will have a great auto-immune system. Fewer visits to the vet. Health is precious.

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
June 27, 20110 found this helpful

I ought to be feeding ours wet cat food but they like the dry so much I use the one formula. The main thing is to try to see that real meat is the first ingredient. By Products do not equal meat. If it says Chicken as the first ingredient than that food has real meat as the main ingredient,

I have noticed even the ones at the vet don't pass my test of real meat being the first ingredient.

Also the better you feed your pet the foods with real meat as the first ingredient, the less bulk wasted matter there will be in the litter box. If you spend an extra ten dollars on food or so, they will eat less and the price will usually be about the same, since they will eat less. They wont eat less at first, but gradually they will.

I have found this out about cats. If they don't eat one wet can food, try another one, again with meat as a first ingredient.

Blessings,

Robyn

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
June 28, 20110 found this helpful

I prefer Costco (Kirkland) brand. It has chicken at the 1st ingredient and none of the thing you want to avoid. It is also inexpensive and the cats like it.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
June 28, 20110 found this helpful

This is for robynfederspiel:

What is the one formula and where can you get it around Brighton, MI?

Linda

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
July 27, 20110 found this helpful

Purina One can be gotten at most any store, Wal-Mart, Woodman's, etc. I found Woodman's to be cheaper as Purina One is more expensive. I had a cat that had a delicate stomach and I found that Purina One worked best. Right now I'm using the Smart Blend.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related
In This Article
Cat in Litter Box
Preventing Litter Box Odors
Categories
Pets CatsJune 23, 2011
Guides
A package of cornmeal.
Dry Carpet Cleaner Recipes
Man in Green Shirt Smelling His Underarm
Preventing Underarm Odor
toilet trained cat
Toilet Training Your Cat
Yellow Lab puppy.
Litterbox Training a Puppy
More
🎉
New Years Ideas!
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on December 7, 2016 at 2:22:58 PM on 10.0.2.52 in 3 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!