Since February is Dental Care Month, Saphera and Purrseidon volunteered to help Chewy.com test dental chews/treats. They began with Health Extension Dental Dog Chew Though these are dog chews, Purrseidon seemed more excited about the Dental Bones than Saphera. (Fortunately, this was not a repeat of last month’s sweet potato treat fieasco.) When I opened the Health Extension Dental Dog Chew package, both were suddenly at my feet,
so I let Saphera sniff one. Purrseidon used my focus on Saphera as an opportunity to rush in and grab one. Poor Saphera was really concerned about this, until I gave her one, too … Purr seemed really unsure about Saphera having one, but let it pass. Though Purr frequently chews on her’s she doesn’t actually eat it. We often wonder if she thinks she is a cat-dog hybrid or something because half the time, she acts more like a dog then a cat … Seriously, how many cats have you met that bring you their leash, so you’ll take them for a walk and/or beg to play in water?!? For that matter, how many cats have their own life preserver, harness and leash?
These dental chews smell great and they feel kind of rubbery so I would recommend them to people whose dogs love rubber toys. Saphera, who is picky, seemed to like them which is a good thing, however she prefers the sweet potato treats. But I guess the point in dental treats is her dental health and I don’t think the sweet potato treats are good for dental hygiene. Since the Dental Dog Chews are more then just treats, they do not need to be an all-time-favorite reward.
I consider them to be medium size, which is why there is only one picture of Saphera eating one – the whole thing fit in her mouth and it took her about 5 minutes to finish it.
I do not recommend these for cats because they are designed for dogs, however, Miss Purr still has the one she grabbed and since she loves chewing on it, I have no intention of taking it away. I would love it if the company offered something similar for cats.
Feline Greenies Dental Treats are what Purrseidon was actually supposed to be testing. These are bigger then most cat treats and smell much better. There was a generous amount in the bag and I suspect they will last for awhile. Purr thought these were worth waking up from a sunbath-nap to nibble. She has asked for more a few times since the original test – she ‘asks’ by tossing the bag on the floor, then waiting for it to be opened. These have been the biggest hit with her of anything that was made for cat.
Mister M, showed no interest in them, which is typical. Frustrating, but typical.
Tiki Cat Gourmet Carnivore Variety Pack Canned Cat Food was also a hit. First off, can I say I love the name and labels’ designs?
When these arrived I was surprised to see some new flavors and sad that the cans were so small. (I usually split a can between Mr M and Ms. Purrsiedon and still have left overs). However, these were so small that I thought I needed one can per cat. I was wrong. Despite the size, one shared can filled them up.
This cat food almost looks like kitty stew. There is not a flavor yet that they have tried and did not go crazy for. There were a few that had a strong aroma but none were offensive. In fact when they were testing the tilapia, Master Munchkin came in to see what I was cooking that smelled so good. (He was disappointed when he was not invited to participate in the taste test.)… As you can see, Mr. M., who is generally our phantom cat, volunteered to participate in this test and would have given Tiki Cat four paws up, if it hadn’t meant that he’d need to stop eating to do that.
Purrseidon would like to tell you that she approved so much that she licked her bowl clean.
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