People sittin here justifying the vegans who almost killed their cat with “it can be done if you transition properly and give them supplements abd they’re already adult aged” and other nonsense and its like…no…how about you stop being a control freak and not FORCE YOUR FUCKING IDEAOLOGY ON A FUCKING ANIMAL
WHY IS THIS EVEN A DISCUSSION
IF YOUR CAT WAS IN THE WILD IT WOULD NOT BE MUNCHING ON PASTES AND SUPPLEMENTS IT WOULD SINK ITS TEETH INTO A MOUSE!!
Oh my god, how can anyone - no!
No no no no! Cat’s need taurin and arginine. They don’t prefer it; they biologically need it their entire lives! They will get heart failure; they will weaken and die. No matter how many special cases of 100% controlled situations, by specialized veterinary nutritionists with resources, ‘plant protein’ supplements just doesn’t get naturally or as consistently absorbed in their short digestive track like taurin and arginine naturally found in meat.
Are there low-quality hard food brands out there with levels of fillers running counterproductive to the essential (regulated) standards to a cat’s (or dog’s) health? Yes. But that’s no reason to strip them or arrogantly resent them for what Nature deemed they need to survive!
Warning: there has been a silent recall of “Special Kitty” brand cat food. DO NOT FEED IT TO AN ANIMAL.
I’m not reblogging the full story because it’s tragic and triggering.
Okay I found the full story, do not buy special kitty anything. Food, litter, any of it. The worst part is that they’re not telling the public, so there’s no way of knowing exactly the problem. Just skip it.
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