In one of your recent columns, you said not to feed your cats food that has soy or corn products in it. I feed my cats Purina, and it has both corn and soy in it. Can you please explain why Purina puts those items in its food if they are not good for the animals? I have been a loyal Purina buyer for more than 40 years. Am I feeding my cats something that will hurt them? Can you suggest a better food?
Jan 29, 2013
I would never advise people to feed their cats food high in corn and soy. Check my website, DrFoxVet.com, for details and brands of cat food, such as Evo, Organix and Wellness, that I prefer. Cats are carnivores. Many are allergic to corn, and they do not need cereals in their diets, which can contribute to obesity, diabetes, arthritis and other illnesses. Soy is a cheap vegetable protein that has little nutritional value for cats and can cause digestive and other health problems.
1/28/2013 5:14:41 AM #
Dr. FoxI would like to know if there is a good substitute for Royal Canin SO? It seems full of grains.
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