The best thing to do in regulating any bowel concern is to cut out all fatty human food, that includes cheese and turkey breast (assuming it's lunch meat, real protein that is unadulterated is fine). Now and in the future. If you do want to continue to use cheese, aim for the lowest fat product that you possibly can or you may wind up predisposing Cubby to pancreatitis.
With the rice or pumpkin that you're feeding, you can add in protein. Below is my favorite recipe. You can vary the protein and the carbohydrate source every few days if it's what Cubby prefers. Rotations might include rice, pumpkin, quinoa, oatmeal, etc. Proteins might include chicken breast without skin, ground turkey, lean ground beef, fish fillets like tilapia, swai, salmon, etc.
Bland diet: To make this, you’ll combine white or brown rice, boneless, skinless chicken breast and sufficient water for cooking in a stock pot. Boil on medium until it turns to mush and the breast is easily flaked. If your companion requires a more palatable food, try adding in pureed baby food in chicken, turkey and similar flavors. Avoid those that contain onion or garlic in the ingredient panel.
The food that you were given is likely W/D. Ask your vet about I/D, as well. As I mentioned above, if Cubby is becoming bored with food choices you can rotate the options to keep him eating. Once his GI upset is improved, you can very slowly switch him back to his regular food. This should take 10 days. Day 1, feed 90% bland diet, 10% new diet. Day 2: 80/20. Day 3: 70/30, etc.
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