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Chatting Cats: The Purrfect Solution for Your Cat’s Need to Scratch

Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. Have I’s got somethin’ fur you today. Dezi, did you see our new scratcher?

 

 Raena checks out the Cat Claws Butterfly scratcher

 

          Yep Raena, me saw it. Did you know that mommy was getting’ the company’s catalogs long befur we got a catputer? They have some really pawsum scratchers. Mommy says she ‘members when scratchers were purretty much all the company had.

 

 Cat Claws MAX Butterfly cat scratcher

 

Yeah sissy, I’s heard that. But she said they had some really cool scratchers compared to what was on the regular market. She said lots of ‘em looked like real live miniature furniture. They purretty much come in all shapes and sizes to fit any kitty out there. 

 

          Sure ‘nuff Raena. Cat Claws Inc. actually got started kinda like our bloggy…by a happy accident. Vietnam Vet, Mr. Bill Seliskar worked in the corrugated box industry and offen brought home samples.

 

Ya’ reckon he left ‘em lyin’ ‘round fur his wife Ms. Gale to clean up?

  

 Raena sits atop a box and plays with a treat

 

          Oh Raena, you’ve been watchin’ too much teevee. Me has no idea where Mr. Bill put the samples, but you know us kitties, we can sniff out a box a hunnerd miles away.

 

A hunnerd miles, sissy? Really? 

 

          Well, maybe not a hunnerd miles Raena, but we can find a box in our own house, that’s fur sure. And that’s exactly what happened. Mr. Bill and Ms. Gale’s kitties found those samples and went to town sharpenin’ their claws.

 

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. We received the Cat Claws MAX Butterfly cat scratcher in exchange fur our post and opinion. As always, we only tell it like we see it and only bring products we use or have tried and feel would be on interest to you, our readers and friends.

 

I’s bet Ms. Gale was happy to have those samples layin’ all over the house then. Y, Those samples purrobably saved her sofa. Ya’ know that turned her mad into glad.

 

 Dezi lays on the MAX Butterfly Cat Scratcher

 

          Seriously Raena, you gotta quit watchin’ so much teevee. Nopawdy ever said Ms. Gale was mad ‘bout havin’ those samples ‘round. Altho’ me’s sure she was happy the kitties were no longer tearin’ up her furniture. Ya’ know, humans can sure get beside themselves when we kitties sharpen our claws on their things. Anyways, bein’ so happy ‘bout their new found cat scratchin’ alternative, Mr. Bill and Ms. Gale set out to assemble some of those samples into the furst corrugated cardboard kitty scratchers. Back in 1986, their wasn’t a lot of scratchin’ options fur kitty pawrents.

 

That was way befur mine’s time, huh sissy?

(Dezi shakes her head and nods)

As all good things go, word got ‘round and peeps were knockin’ down the garage door tryin’ to get some of those scratchers Mr. Bill and Ms. Gale was makin’, right sissy? 

 

          Well Raena, there’s no evidence peeps were knockin’ down the garage door, but cat peeps sure did want a few of their own. After all, these were much more affurdable than what was already available. And believe it or not, there was a time when peeps didn’t spend much money on their kitties. Peeps had no idea we kitties need more than a box fur peein’ and food in a bowl. 

 

 Raena climbs on Cat Claws butterfly cat scratcher

 

OMC  I’s so glad mommy knows better. What kind’a life would that be? 

 

 

Back of Cat Claws MAX Butterfly Cat Scratcher,

Dat’s some serious glue they use. But it’s on da bottom and won’t be seen.

          Me can’t even ‘magine Raena, but me’s glad mommy knows better too. Anyways, the Cat Claws Scratching Pad became the furst corrugated cardboard scratcher available to the public. It was such a hit that in 1993 the business expanded. And in 2006, the furst “Scratch ‘n Shapes” came ‘bout. That would include those mini furniture scratchers. And in 2007, Cat Claws launched their new brand name, Imperial Cat.

 

Imperial Cat? OMC  We have lots of Imperial Cat stuffs sissy.

 

 Dezi sits on a box

 

          That we do Raena, that we do. Mr. Bill went to heaven in 2009 and Ms. Gale joined him in 2010; but the business stayed in the furmily. Their daughters, Ms. Ginger and Ms. Jill run Cat Claws today. And they’re still goin’ strong and makin’ great cat purroducts includin’ their signature purroduct, corrugated cat scratchers; just like the one they sent us. 

 

 Raena scratches on the butterfly cat scratcher

 

Hey sissy? Did you know they give back too? They have a wooly white mousey called the Charity mouse. And fur every Charity Mouse purchased, $5.00 goes to help with spay and neuter and help get cats adopted. Cat Claws has all kinds of fun kitty toys, scratchers, NIP, beds, memorials, and so much more. They even have some purroducts fur the doggies. And all those cat scratchers are made right here in the good ole US of A.

 

 Dezi lays on the Cat Claws butterfly cat scratcher

 

          Cat Claws is purretty pawsum Raena. We were thrilled they contacted us and luv our new M.A.X. Butterfly scratcher which came with an ample nip packet, all made in the USA. It’s a nice size too. It’s 20 1/2” L X 9” W X 3 1/2” H, and comes in red or pink fur only $24.95. They do use a purretty strong glue to attach the description page with the retail bar code, but once you sit it down, ya’ won’t see the paper remnants cuz they’re on the bottom. 

 

 Raena ;ays on the butterfly cat scratcher

 

We sure do luvs it sissy. I’s’ll race ya’ to the butterfly. Ready…Set…(Raena takes off running and meows over her shoulder) Go!!! (Raena starts scratching with all her might) You know you want a new Cat Claws scratcher yourself, so head on over and check out their newly designed website. 

 

Till the next time……………………………..Be Blest!!! 

 

Raena: Navy Blue 

Dezi: Vibrant Blue

 

Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

 

RaenaBelle and Deztinee 

Merrick Back Country #ChewyInfluencer

Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. Kittens!!! Have we had a week or what? Storms all the time and then that nasty ole lawn crew came and scared mine’s sissy.

 

 Dezi laying atop the Liberty cat tree with her mouth open

 

          Me wasn’t scared, Raena!!! Me was just tryin’ to be safe. You know one of our sweet furiends pointed out that our hearin’ is way better than human peeps ears, so all that racket just might bust our ear drums ifin we hang out too close to it.

 

Um  Sure sissy, whatever you say.

(Raena meows under her breath) I’s don’t think so, sissy, but that’s a good one.

Anyways, at least we got some treats after the lawn crew left. And we even had a sun puddle fur a minute this meownin’. We wasn’t sure we were gonna get any based on all those storm warnings last night. Ya’ reckon we might get some more of those tasty treats today, sissy? 

 

 Merrick Back Country Grain Free freeze dried chicken recipe treats

 

          Me bets ifin we give mommy “The Face” we’re sure to get some. Furst, we oughtta tell everypawdy ‘bout ‘em.

 

 

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Disclaimer: We received the Merrick Back Country treats in exchange for our honest opinion.Neither Chewy, nor Merrick are responsible fur the content of this post unless otherwise stated. And we always tell it like we see it. We only bring you products we use or have tried and believe would be of interest to you, our readers and friends.

 

 Raena with Merrick Freeze dried cat treats

 

You’re right sissy, we should. We were so excited to see treats on the review list this month from Chewy.com. We weren’t aware that Merrick made freeze dried raw treats, so we just had to try ‘em. We got the Grain-Free Real Chicken recipe in a 1 ounce bag. They also come in Grain-Free Real Salmon fur $2.72 a bag. It is a small bag, but the bag is filled to the top. And comparin’ freeze dried treat purrices, they’re purretty reasonably purriced.

 

          Yeah Raena, they are. But they’re more like a topper than a true freeze dried treat like we’re used too. Most of the freeze dried treats we eat are 1 ingredient, like chicken breast or chicken liver. So let’s take a look at the ingredient list of the Merrick Back Country Grain-Free Freeze Dried Real Chicken Recipe.

  

Ingredients

  1. Chicken, Chicken Liver, Dried Peas, Dried Potatoes, Gelatin, Salt, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative).

Caloric Content

  1. 3,805 kcal/kg, 3 kcal/treat 

 

Yep sissy, and they’re shaped in little tubes that can be fairly easily broken or crushed and sprinkled over food. Let’s see what Chewy lists as the key benefits.

  • Protein-rich treat

  • Real whole pieces of raw, freeze-dried chicken

  • Freeze-dried pieces lock in all the nutritional benefits of chicken in its natural state, in an easily digestible format

  • More nutrients are absorbed, and fewer pass through

  • Morsels are also loaded with incredible, naturally fresh flavor cats love

  • Cautions

    Not for human consumption.

Raena eats treats on the Liberty cat tree

 

As you can see, there’s none of those questionable ingredients overtly mentioned in the ingredient list. We’re not sure what pawrt of the chicken is used, but they ain’t chicky breasts fur sure. So, let’s get to the taste testin’. After the lawn crew cleared out, things settled down a bit and mommy gave us a few of these Merrick Back Country chicken treats. At furst, I’s wasn’t sure what to do with them. They rolled nicely, and made fur great battin’ purractice. But then mommy broke a couple into smaller pieces and offured them to me in her hand. I’s took mine’s furst bite and then mine’s second and so on. They may not be pure white chicky breasts, but they are purretty tasty. I’s would have to give them 3 paws up. Sissy, what did you think?

 

 Dezi eating treats atop the Liberty cat tree

 

          Well Raena, me knew ‘zactly what to do with them. Me ate ‘em all up. You’re right, they’re fur sure not chicky breasts, but they are purretty tasty indeed. Me does purrfur the single ingredient freeze dried treat, but these ain’t bad fur havin’ peas and taters in ‘em. Me gives them 3 paws up too. And, cuz of the purrice, those lookin’ fur an affurdable freeze dried treat fur your furries, might wanna check these out.

 

 Raena eats treats on the Liberty cat tree

 

Fanky fanks sissy. Mommy says cuz they’re easy to break or crumble, and cuz we ate ‘em, she would give them a thumb up too. And as always, Chewy sent ‘em in a great box with packin’ paper too. Chewy has lots of great purroducts fur your furry, feathered and scaled furmily members. They offur speedy furee shippin’ on all orders $49.00 and over, and a flat rate fee fur all other orders. You can save even more by settin’ up an auto ship so you’ll never run out of your pet’s favorite noms, treats and supplies. Don’t worry, you can always skip, cancel or delay any shipment, as well as edit and add or remove any items you might only need once; like a new litter box, collar or somethin’. And, Chewy has the bestest Customer Service on the planet.

 

 Dezi eats treats atop the Liberty Cat Tree

 

          Hey Raena, don’t furget, we need to link up with the Pet Parade blog hop.

 

 Raena eats treats on the Liberty cat tree

 

Fanky fanks sissy. We also wanna remind everypawdy that we were recently innerviewed by our sweet furiend Valentine. He posted the furst half of the innerview last Caturday. Ifin ya’ missed it, you can read it here. And tomorrow, he’ll be postin’ the “Rest of the Story”. MOL  Don’t worry, we’ll remind ya’ tomorrow too. He asked some great questions that some of ya’ might not know ‘bout us. I’s gotta go now, and see ifin we can meow mommy outta some more of those treats. 

 

Till the next time……………………………………Be Blest!!!

 

 

 

Raena: Navy Blue 

Dezi: Vibrant Blue 

 

Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

 

RaenaBelle and Deztinee   

Chatting Cats: Mommy’s Got A New Tee: #GiveAway

Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. Can you believe it? I’s getting’ to take the lead today. And guess what? We have a pawtastic give away fur all of ya’. Dat’s right, everypawdy can enter. Anyways, let’s get to the good pawrt. We were contacted by the sweetest gentleman, Aaron Seminoff, ‘bout checkin’ out his website full of animal related purroducts fur our humans. Let me tell ya’, mommy was some kind’a x’cited when she saw all the amazin’ kitty tee shirts.

 

 Raena sits on the personalized tee shirt from Animal Hearted

 

          She sure was Raena. Mommy doesn’t wear a lot of tee shirts, but when she does, they’ve gotta be kitty related.

 

 

Disclaimer: We received Animal Hearted products in exchange for our honest review. As always, we tell it like we see it. We only bring you products we use or have tried and believe would be of interest to you, our readers and friends.

 

 Animal Hearted Logo

 

Yep, sissy, mommy’s a real live Cat Lady. She couldn’t believe how many different kitty designs Animal Hearted has. And not only were the designs pawsum, they also offur several different types of tee shirts and even sweatshirts. Mommy likes her shirts a bit oversized and roomy, so she was thrilled to see the larger sizes offured. 

 

 Raena checks out the personalized tee shirt from Animal Hearted

This is great mommy. That’s me!!!

 

          Mommy was really impurressed when she saw the purrsonalization option. That meant she could get a shirt with one of us on it. So, even when she does go somewhere without us, she could still show us off.

 

 

And she did just that sissy. When mommy went to her dental surgery ‘pointment, she wore the purrsonalized tee Animal Hearted made fur her. She said it brought her some comfurt to be able to look down and see mine’s purretty face. She also said almost everypawdy complimented her special tee shirt. I’s think it’s cuz they thought I’s sooooooo purrrrrrrr-ty. Don’t you think so sissy? 

 

 Finished personalized tee shirt from Animal Hearted

Unisex Personalized Tee Shirt

 

          Uh, yeah, sure Raena. That’s x’actly why they complemented her. (Dezi shakes her head and mumbles under her breath) That girl is so conceited. 

 

Mommy even got a couple of key chains. Mommy does luv her key chains and baubles. And she said the Animal Hearted web site was really easy to navigate; and the ordering purrocess was so simple anypawdy could do it. 

 

 Animal Hearted kitty themed key chains

Those key chains say, Stop Stressing Meowt!

 

          Yep Raena, and even tho’ mommy’s not all that great with catputer maneuverin’, she said makin’ her purrsonalized tee shirt was a breeze. The Animal Hearted website took her step by step thru the process and let her back up ifin she made a mistake. She even got to preview her choice befur orderin’.

 

 Animal Hearted Key Chain

This pawsum key chain says, Crazy Cat Lady. It suits mommy

to a tee. MOL  Get it? A tee? MOL

 

Sure ‘nuff sissy. And after she placed her order, she got an email almost instantly requestin’ the foto she wanted on her purrsonalized shirt. Initially, the instructions on what kind of foto was allowed, wasn’t real clear. Mommy submitted a collage foto with both of us. The folks from Animal Hearted respawnded very quickly and told mommy that the best foto to submit would be a fairly plain foto of just one of us. So mommy sent in a foto of me layin’ in the wheelchair. In no time at all, she received another email with the purrposed final design.

 

 First draft personalized tee shirt from Animal Hearted

This was the furst tee Animal Hearted submitted to mommy

fur approval. She didn’t care fur the greens, so they went back

to the drawin’ board. 

 

          Mommy didn’t like it. She thought the green washed you out. And she didn’t think the green looked all that great on the gray background either. Not to mention her dislike of pastel greens. At this point mommy got a little nervous. She was worried that when she said she didn’t like it, that they might get a little snippy with her. But mommy went ahead and sent an email tellin’ them she didn’t care for the green and suggested our signature purrple, or blues to match our eyes; just no green. And then she got a purrleasant sur-purrise. The Animal Hearted team quickly and nicely respawnded and sent an email with another design. 

 

 Personalized tee shirt from Animal Hearted

Here’s the second and final tee shirt. It’s purrfect!!!

 

And it was purrfect, wasn’t it sissy?

 

          Yeah Raena, mommy luvved the second design and told them to go ahead. The whole purrocess was easy peasy, and the folks at Animal Hearted were as nice as could be thru it all.

 

 Animal Hearted Kisses Not Hisses tee shirt

Aaaaaaaw Isn’t that just purrecious?

 

A few days later, mommy got her purrsonalized tee, key chains, and cutesy tee in the mail. She couldn’t wait to wear ‘em. They’re a light weight cotton and wash up great. 

 

 Aaron Seminoff with his 2 rescue dogs

 

          The other thing we really luv ‘bout Animal Hearted, is their mission. Animal Hearted donates 25% of their purroceeds to non-purrofit animal shelters and rescues. That’s right, a whole 25%. And even tho’ Aaron is pictured with his two rescued doggies, he’s also a cat man. Yep, he’s owned by two rescue kitties too.

 

Now fur the good pawrt. Aaron agreed to let us give one of our amazin’ readers a $50.00 gift card. You can buy anythin’ ya’ want from his website. Altho’ we’re all ‘bout the kitties, Animal Hearted has a variety of animals represented. Just click on the Enter Here graffic below to enter this pawsum give away, just in time fur Mother’s Day. The lawn crew’s here, so I’s gonna wrap it up now and take a nap. Wait fur me sissy.

 

 

Give away entry graphic

Till the next time……………………………………..Be Blest!!!

 

Raena: Navy Blue  

Dezi: Vibrant Blue

 

Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

 

RaenaBelle and Deztinee      

A Freeze Dried Top O the Mornin’ #ChewyInfluencer

Top o the meownin’ to ya’. Me’s been to kiss the blarney stone.

 

 Dezi wearing a green irish hat with a leprechaun, 2 pots of gold and clovers

 

          What are you meowin’ ‘bout sissy? I’s thought we were s’posed to be writin’ our Chewy review today.

 

We are lass, but we’re also celebratin’ our Irish heritage.

 

          I’s know you’re smart sissy, but I’s don’t think we’ve got any Irish heritage.

 

Sure we do Raena. Some of mommy’s ancestors left the green isle and traveled across the big pond to come to America. And even ifin they hadn’t, everypawdy is a bit Irish on St. Paddy’s day.

 

 Raena in green irish hat with leprechaun, pot of gold and surrounded by clovers

 

          But that ain’t till Furiday, sissy. I’s already got me a hat and everythin’.

 

Me knows Raena, me’s just gettin’ a buntaiste.

 

          A what?

 

A head start Raena. Kittens!!! A head start.

 

          Well why didn’t ya’ just say that?

 

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Disclaimer: We received compensation in exchange for our honest review. Neither Chewy nor Nature’s Variety are responsible fur the opinions stated unless otherwise noted. As always, we only bring you products we use or have tried and believe would be of interest to you, our readers and friends.

 

 Raena posing beside the bag of Nature's Variety Freeze Dried Mixers

 

Never mind Raena, you’re just rainin’ on me’s whale of a time. Anyways, we do have a great purroduct to tell everypawdy ‘bout today. We received the Nature’s Variety Instinct Raw Boost Freeze Dried Mixers/Toppers in Rabbit. They come in a 6 ounce bag and cost $9.04. The little nuggets have a cylindrical shape and are fairly hard fur a freeze dried food. Altho’ mommy says she can still easily break them up, or cut them up. ‘Member, we like really small bites. Now, let’s see what Chewy lists as the Key benefits:

   

Key Benefits

  • A great all natural, freeze-dried topper that’s grain-free and makes any kibble irresistible

  • Made of high quality, raw nutrition in a convenient and easy-to-serve form

  • Pure protein freeze-dried protein aids in lean muscle development

  • Natural ingredients with no artificial colors or preservatives provide optimal nutrient absorption

  • Nutritious oils and essential fatty acids give your furry friend healthy skin and coat

Ingredients

  1. Rabbit, Pork Liver, Pork Heart, Pumpkinseeds, Carrots, Apples, Butternut Squash, Ground Flaxseed, Montmorillonite Clay, Dried Kelp, Broccoli, Mixed Tocopherols, Apple Cider Vinegar, Salmon Oil, Rosemary Extract, Blueberries, Dried Chicory Root.

Caloric Content

  1. 3,697 kcal/kg, 1.4 kcal/piece

         

          The ingredient list is purretty simple and doesn’t contain any of the questionalbe ingredients our humans worry ‘bout.

 

 Nature's Variety Freeze Dried Mixers colored green for St. Paddy's day

 

That’s right Raena. Now we’ve covered the ingredient Montmorillomite clay befur, but we’ll just say that among it’s other benefits, it works as a great detoxifier in pet foods by helping to bind with and remove toxins from our bodies. And a little known fact ‘bout pumpkin seeds, is that they can be used as a natural wormer. Now we know that’s not the purrpuss of them in this purrticular food, but we did wanna throw that out there. In other words, mommy’s purretty happy with the ingredient deck of the Nature’s Variety Instinct Raw Boost Mixers.

 

 Raena eating with a green irish hat and leprechaun and pot of gold surrounded by clovers

 

          Can we get to the taste testin’ now sissy? And I’s not want the green ones either. Cuz I’s really like that wascally wabbit. They taste great right outta the bag as a treat. And I’s also enjoyed them over mine’s noms with added water. I’s give the Nature’s Variety Freeze dried Rabbit 4 paws up.

 

 Nature's Variety Freeze Dried Cat food

Fanks Raena. They’re not really green, as you can see in the foto above and below. Me likes them too. They don’t reconstitute as quickly or as well as some other freeze dried foods, but they are mighty tasty. Me gives them 4 paws up too. They’re also available in chicken and fur doggies. Mommy likes that we like them and as me said befur, she luvs the ingredient list.

 

 Nature's Variety Freeze Dried Cat Food in a China plate

 

Chewy has lots of great purroducts to meet the needs of all your furry, feathered and scaled furiends. You can set up an auto ship and save an additional 5% on most items. Don’t worry, you can always, skip, cancel, delay or edit each shipment. And Chewy’s great ‘bout sendin’ out a reminder in purrlenty of time to do just that. As always, shippin’ is speedy and free fur all orders $49.00 or more and a flat rate of 4.95 fur all other orders. You can shop with confidence; mommy says Chewy has the bestest customer service ‘round.

 

We’re gonna wrap it up now and finish our brekky. Me wanted to leave you all with this Irish blessing, May your troubles be less and your blessings be more. And nothing but happiness come through your door.

 

Till the next time………………………………………….Be Blest!!!

 

Dezi: Vibrant Blue 

Raena: Navy Blue

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

 

Deztinee and RaenaBelle    

Cosequin© For Joints #ChewyInfluencer

Meow Welcome everypawdy. Do you suffer from achy joints? Is old man Arfur-Itis visitin’ ya’ more and more? Do ya’ have a few extra pounds ya’ just can’t seem to get rid of bearin’ down on your spindly legs? Do ya’ look at the top of the cat tree with longin’ and settle fur a lower shelf? Has your got us and go, got up and went? Well, ifin ya’ said yes to any of those questions, we might have just the thing fur ya’. Bein’ purroud Chewy Influencers, we get to try pawsum purroducts every month and tell you all ‘bout them. Today, we’re gonna tell ya’ ‘bout a great joint health supplement, Cosequin.

 

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Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. We received compensation in exchange for our honest opinions. Chewy, nor Nutramax are responsible for the content of this post unless otherwise stated. As always, we only bring products we use or have tried and feel would be of interest to you, our friends and readers.

 

 Dezi sits on the brown cat tree in her signature pose

 

Me is a 7 year old 30 – 35 pound Ragdoll Service Cat. Now me’s not overweight; we Ragdolls are just normally large kitties. There are other breeds that be rather large as well. Thing is, even tho’ we’re not overweight, we’re still luggin’ all that weight around with every jump up or down, climb or zoomy we make. That has an affect on our joints over time, and we might start feelin’ it a little earlier than some of the smaller breeds. But let me tell ya’, doesn’t matter your size, breed, or species, old man Arfur-Itis comes to visit all of us at some time or another, just ask mommy.

 

 Dezi bathes in front of the fireplace

 

Us kitties are notorious fur hidin’ our pains. So what do you do as our human caretaker? Well, ya’ keep an eye out fur those tell tail tale signs: a small limp, not as many zoomies, lower/slower jumps, less play and all ‘round activity and/or more naps. Ifin ya’ see any of these signs, kitty/doggy just might be sufferin’ from old man Arfur-Itis visits’. Of course you should check with your VET anytime you suspect there’s a purroblem. It’s confurmed, you’re beloved anipal is sufferin’ from achy joints and you want to give them somethin’ to ease that pain.

 

Dezi poses by the box of Nutramax Cosequin joint relief capsules for cats

Glucosamine and Chondroitin have been acknowledged by the medical community as bein’ helpful fur those achy joints. Nutramax has several formulas available fur both kitties and doggies. We tried out the Cosequin joint health supplement for cats. We received a box of 30 capsules which cost $8.96. These capsules are intended to be opened and sprinkled on our food. Me will tell ya’ that mommy’s initial reaction was not pleasant. So much of Feline medicine is based on what works fur Canines. Most doggies will eat anything no matter how bad it tastes. Us kitties…Not so much. And ifin you ever taint our favorite noms with medicine? Yeah, we’re not eatin’ that again. MOL  Let’s take a look at what Chewy says ‘bout the Nutramax Cosequin Supplement fur Cats.

      

Key Benefits

  • #1 vet recommended formula provides powerful joint support

  • With a blend of manganese, glucosamine and chondroitin

  • Recommended by veterinarians to support bladder health, a major concern for cats

  • These capsules can be broken apart and sprinkled on or mixed with your cat’s favorite wet food

  • Helps maintain healthy joints to keep your furry friend happy and healthy

Now what’s contained inside those capsules:

 

Ingredients

  1. Glucosamine Hydrochloride, Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Manganese. Other Ingredients: Gelatin, Natural Flavor, Water, Magnesium Stearate, Titanium Dioxide(Color), FD&C Red #3, And FD&C Blue#1.

Now let me break down those active ingredients fur ya’. Each capsule contains a minimum of 1mg of Manganese, 125mg Glucosamine Hydrochloride and 100mg of Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate. Dosage size is based on the size of the animal. Fur me, it takes 2 capsules a day; 10 pounds and under would be 1 capsule. That means the 30 capsules we received would last ‘bout 2 weeks. The box claims it will take ‘tween 4 – 6 weeks to see results. And once the desired response has been achieved the dosage can be cut back to every other day fur maintenance. You may increase the dosage as needed.

 

 Nutramax Cosequin Capsules for cats

Now, let’s get to the testin’. Against mommy’s better judgment, she opened said capsule and started sprinkling on me’s food. She soon realized that like most “sprinkle/mix on food” supplements me would have more medicine than food, and that was only one capsule. So mommy stopped adding after ‘bout a third of the capsule. Then, she gave it to me to eat. Yeah, No. Me wasn’t havin’ any of that. Me instead, stole sis Raena’s food and mommy had to make her another plate. Mommy really wants to make sure me’s joints are healthy, so fur the next dose, mommy mixed me up a little “Butter Spoon”. Mommy offen hides nasty medicine in a dab of butter. Most kitties will gladly lick a “Butter Spoon” clean. So it was no surprise when me licked up that “tainted” butter like it was the last butter on earth.

 

Cosequin sprinkled over freeze dried cat food

A little Cosequin sprinkled over me’s freeze dried food before water added. Yep mommy sure is messy. MOL

 

So me would rate the Cosequin two paws up. Me didn’t take it long enuff to really see any results, so we can’t speak to that, but me did gladly take each “Butter Spoon” dose fur the next 14 days. Ifin you have a really finicky kitty, we definitely suggest you NOT add this supplement to their food, but rather find another medium to administer it, such as butter, baby food, olive oil, maybe a treat pocket or the likes. Raena’s not yet a year old, so she didn’t try the Cosequin at all, but she did have a blast with the box. Cuz mommy was able to get me to take the medicine, she gives it a thumb up. We’ve heard great things ‘bout Cosequin and feel it might actually work ifin you take it as directed.

 

 Dezi licks butter/baby food spoon with medicine

 

As me said earlier, Nutramax does make several formulas and sizes. Fur our pawcket book this would get a little pricey over time. But you all know, mommy would do whatever she could to make sure we kitties have what we need. So all in all, we would recommend the Nutramax Cosequin joint supplement fur Cats or Dogs.

 

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As always, we fank Chewy.com fur allowin’ us to try a great purroduct. You all know we luv our Chewy boxes and shop there regularly. We have noms, litter and supplements on auto-ship, so we don’t have to worry ‘bout runnin’ out. And when we get blest with gifts of noms or litter, mommy can go in and skip, cancel or delay any auto-ship we have. Chewy also offurs speedy free shippin’ on all orders of $49.00 and over and a speedy flat rate fur all other orders. They also carry just ‘bout everythin’ you might need fur all the anipals in your household so be sure to check ‘em out. And Chewy has the bestest Customer Service ‘round as far as we’re concerned. So don’t worry, you can shop with confidence. And don’t furget the pawsum boxes and packin’ paper. Ya’ get a great toy with every shipment. MOL

 

Raena plays in a chewy boxI’s might not have tried da Cosequin, but I’s did luvs da box.

 

Me’s gonna wrap it up now and see ‘bout playin’ a while. Don’t furget to check the Chewy blog Hop fur other great purroduct reviews. Ya’ll have a great week.

 

Till the next time……………………………………….Be Blest!!!

 

 

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

 

Deztinee and RaenaBelle

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