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I can't find a food my cat will eat. He will eat IAMS

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I can't find a food my cat will eat. He will eat IAMS perfect portions, but it takes him all day and he hates anything salmon. I keep trying all the different pates, but he'll just lick the gravy and leave the rest. He's a large cat 19.5 lbs, age 14 years. Any ideas?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name?

Frisky

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He was bound up and my vet gave me cat lax to put on his paw. Drinks lots of water, likes Temptations snacks (hair ball control), and will snack on Purina Cat Food dry. Frisky looks like the cat on your website main page.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Hi. My name is***** Thank you for your question about Frisky. Some cats can be very picky about what they will eat. In his situation, I'm curious as to why you don't just feed him the IAMS perfect portions. You said he will eat it - it just takes him some time. In all reality, if he's not losing weight, not having diarrhea or vomiting while on it - then he's doing well on it. I find a bigger problem being when a cat "loves" their food too much and they start to put on weight and this makes them at risk for diabetes or musculoskeletal issues. When you switch up the diet a lot, it can cause them to have some stomach upset.

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