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No Minced Words, Just Minced Rabbit #ChewyInfluencer

Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. Ya’ll might ‘member, just a short time ago, I’s couldn’t eat and keep mine’s food down. I’s also had the wheezy sneezies. Mommy said I’s was a bit of a mess. Fanky fankfully, I’s feelin’ better now. Anyways, durin’ that time, mommy was tryin’ everythin’ she could think of to get some food in me. ‘Nuffin’ was workin’, and then just as quickly as it started, it stopped. I’s a happy girly ‘bout that fur sure. And, I’s got better just in time to try out some new noms we got from Chewy. 

 

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          We’re really blest to get to try out so many new things Raena. Not everythin’ can be a hit, but we do like to try ‘em.

 

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This is a sponsored post. We received the Instinct Grain-Free Minced Recipe in exchange for our honest opinion. Neither Chewy or Nature’s Variety are responsible for the opinions in this post, unless otherwise stated. As always, we tell it like we see it; and, only bring products we use or have tried and believe would be of interest to you, our readers and friends.

 

 Raena sniffs the Instinct Minced rabbit

 

 

You’re right ‘bout that sissy; on both accounts. Anyways, we received a whole case of Nature’s Variety Instinct Grain-Free Minced Recipe with real Rabbit wet food cups. They come 12 to a case in 3.5 ounce cups. They also come in Chicken, Tuna and Salmon, fur $21.48 each. We tend to like the gamier meats, and mommy doesn’t like to feed us fishys, so of course it was rabbit fur us. That happens to be one of our favorite meats. Anyways, let’s check out what Chewy has to say ‘bout the Instinct Minced cups. 

 

Instinct Minced Rabbit cat food

 

 

Key Benefits

  • Features cuts of farm-raised rabbit in a savory gravy.

  • Includes whole-food ingredients you can see, like carrots, spinach and cranberries.

  • Delicious minced texture entices your cat to take a bite and unlock his ability to thrive.

  • Never contains any grain, potato, corn, wheat, soy, by-product meal or artificial colors or preservatives.

  • Made in the USA with the finest ingredients from around the world.

Ingredients

Pork Broth, Rabbit, Pork Liver, Pork, Egg Whites, Ground Dried Peas, Spinach, Carrots, Ground Flaxseed, Montmorillonite Clay, Guar Gum, Natural Flavor, Sodium Phosphate, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Dried Kelp, Potassium Chloride, Choline Chloride, Minerals (Iron Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Potassium Iodide), Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid), Taurine, Xanthan Gum, Artichokes, Cranberries, Pumpkin, Tomato, Blueberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Kale, Parsley

Caloric Content

854 kcal/kg, 85 kcal/3.5 oz bowl

Instinct Minced rabbit cat food

 

 

 

 

 

So, as you can see by the ingredients and fotos, there’s a lot of veggies included. I’s think they used the whole garden. There’s also a nice amount of “gravy”. It’s a little thin to be called gravy in our opinion, but at least it didn’t spill out all over the place when mommy pulled the foil off the cup. They don’t list the Vit. D source, so we can only surmise that it must be the bad one. But, we were on board to try it out.

 

 Raena checks out the Instinct Minced rabbit

 

 

 

          Maybe you were Raena, but me didn’t like the smell of it. Mommy kept tryin’ to get me to have a little taste, ifin not fur anythin’ else, a foto op. But, with all the green stuffs floatin’ ‘round, me could only think of your stinky potty times. 

 

 Raena sniffs the Instinct Minced rabbit cat food

 

 

 

Well sissy, I’s sniffed it a few times and even took a couple licks of the gravy, but it just wasn’t fur me either. So, I’s meowed to mommy to take it to our new furiend and neighbor Nubs to try. Seems he luvvsed it and couldn’t get enuff. His mommy said he’d eat 2 whole cups ifin she’d let him. Altho’ she said at furst she’d offured it to him in the original cup and he wouldn’t eat it. She wasn’t aware of Whisker Stress, but did furinally put it in a regular plate. Once there, she said he gobbled it up and begged fur more. Nubs is a chatty kitty fur sure. Mommy says he’s always meowin’ at her durin’ her visits. 

 

 Nubs the black and white manx cat looks at the camera

 

 

 

          Me’s glad somekitty could enjoy it, Raena. Mommy can’t ever seem to be there durin’ meal times tho’. Maybe some day we’ll actually get to see Nubs enjoyin’ a nice meal. We luv helpin’ our furiends find good noms. Ms. A recently became a Chewy customer after Nubs quit eatin’ his prior noms. 

 

 Raena sitting at her box while giving an angry look

 

 

 

Yep, he liked the noms from Chewy that we gave him so well, he started refusin’ to eat that old kibble Ms. A had been feedin’ him. Betch’a she gets him some more of these when they run out too. So, there ya’ have it, sissy and me didn’t want any pawrt of the Instinct Grain Free Minced Recipe with Rabbit, but Nubs gives it 4 paws up. Mommy says she’d give it one thumb cuz the “gravy” didn’t make a mess. As fur Chewy? As always we give them 4 paws each and 2 thumbs.

 

 

 Dezi peeks out from a chewy box

 

 

 

          That’s right Raena. Chewy has purroducts fur all the furry, feathered, finned and even non furries in your family. They offur speedy free shippin’ on all orders of $49.00 and up and a flat rate speedy shippin’ on all others. They have a great auto ship purrogram that makes sure you never run outta your favorite noms or litter or Treats!!! And you get a great box to play in too.

 

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Who doesn’t luvs a great Chewy box sissy? And, with Christmas right ‘round the corner, Chewy is a great place to shop fur all the anipals and anipal luvvers in your life. Let’s go play now sissy, befur the storms start up again. 

 

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

 

Raena: Navy Blue 

Dezi: Vibrant Blue

 

 

 

Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

 

RaenaBelle and Deztinee

Duck Monday #ChewyInfluencer

Meowllo everypawdy, and Monday too. Yep, it’s another miserable Monday but me has somethin’ yummy to tell ya’ ‘bout, so dat makes it a little better, right? As pawrt of da Chewy blogging family we get to try different purroducts each month and tell you all ‘bout them. And this month was no different. Mommy chose one purroduct with each of us in mind. Of course we both would eat either purroduct. Dat bein’ sed, mommy chose fur me da Nature’s Variety Instinct Raw Boost Duck Minis Cat Treats.

 Dezi close up on arm of chair

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Me likes duck, so mommy thought this would be a good choice. They are freeze dried in little pellet shapes. Most are bite size fur da majority of kitties; but they are easily broken up into a smaller bite or crumbled to put over a meal. One thing to keep in mind with these purrticular treats is dat they contain other ingredients besides just Duck. Here’s da ingredient list:

Duck (including ground duck bone), turkey, turkey liver, turkey heart, pumpkinseeds, carrots, apples, butternut squash, ground flaxseed, montmorillonite clay, dried kelp, broccoli, apple cider vinegar, salmon oil, mixed tocopherols, rosemary extract, blueberries, dried chicory root

Nature's Variety Raw Boost Minis duck cat treats in 2.25 oz. bag

Me is purretty picky ‘bout da size of me’s bite and shape too. Mommy offered me a couple of these as a treat, but me didn’t show any innerest. So she added them to me’s noms and after breaking each bite in two, me gobbled them down. They are purrlenty tasty. They also come in chicken fur those of ya’ dat like a less gamey bird. Here’s some key benefits taken from da Chewy.com site:

Key Benefits

  • 100% freeze dried raw ingredients including real duck, turkey, carrots and apples
  • Great taste and health benefits
  • All-natural with no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives
  • Grain-free and gluten-free
  • No corn, wheat, soy or fillers
  • Only two calories per piece
  • Made in the USA

Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Boost Minis Duck formula cat treats in Dr. Catsby's bowl

So me gives these all 4 paws up. They taste good and be filling. Now me will say dat you purrobly don’t wanna be addin’ water to these, they don’t reconstitute very well. They be a little spongy, and dat’s after a few hours. Yep, takes dat long. So what did mommy think ‘bout these treats? Let’s ask her.

Dezi chowing down on her freeze dried noms with Instinct duck

Thank you baby. I’m really glad you like them. Since changing your diet, I’m trying to keep a variety of proteins in your plate. I like that there are no preservatives, corn, or grains inside them. And I really like that they are made here in the U.S.. As with most cat foods these days they do include a multitude of veggies that you don’t need, but that’s in almost every food these days. So all in all I give the Instinct Raw Boost Minis Duck treats 2 thumbs up.

Dezi licking her lips over her dinner of freeze dried noms

Yummmmmmm These are lip lickin’ good.

Fank you mommy. Dat’s rare fur you to give somethin’ both fumms up; so me guesses me will be havin’ more of these in da future. You can get your own at Chewy.com. They be on sale right now. They come in a 2.25 oz bag, and da duck be $7.19 and da chicken is $7.99. Course ifin you add them to your auto ship you can save a little more. They also make these fur da doggies. As always, Chewy offers speedy free shipping fur all orders over $49.00 and a low flat rate fur all orders less than $49.00. And Chewy has da bestest Customer Service reps ‘round. You’re never stuck with a purroduct your anipal won’t eat or use, so you can shop with confidence. You can also edit your auto ship at any time. Me’s joinin’ up with da Golden Woofs fur da Chewy blog hop where you can find all da Chewy bloggers monthly reviews.

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Disclaimer: We received free products in exchange for our honest opinion. Dat didn’t sway our review at all. Neither Chewy nor Nature’s Variety are responsible for the content of this post. We only bring you items we use or have tried and think would be of interest to you our friends and readers.

 

Well me will wrap it up now, me’s gotta go eat. Da Instinct Raw Boost minis were a big hit. Ifin you’re tryin’ to switch your kitty from kibble to somethin’ more healthy, these would make a great transitional offering. Course they would also make a great treat.

 Dezi eating her freeze dried noms out of the Dr. Catsby's Whisker Relief Bowl

Do you (or your anipal) like freeze dried treats and food?

Do you (or your anipal) like game birds like duck?

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

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

Dezi

Mixers Monday: Boost Your Pets’ Food

Well meowllo Monday, weez havin’ a Mixer today. We totally missed a day. Fur all of ya’ dat follow us regular, you’re purrobly wunnerin’ where we was and what happened to Blest Sunday. Well weez still blest, no worries there, but mommy was in so much pain she just flaked out when it came to helpin’ me and sis Lexi on da catputer. It’s winter time in da South and dat means wonky weather and wonky mommy. She purromissed to try to do better. So anyways, weez on to our Mixer Monday. Me knows you really wanna know what me’s talkin’ ‘bout. As part of da Chewy.com bloggin’ team we get to review sum gweat purroducts, and da one we have fur ya’ today is no different. 

Dezi poses for the camera from the arm of the chair

 

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As a lot of ya’ know mommy switched up me’s noms recently cuz of da Cystitis. At this point she sez it was kinda a blessin’ in disguise cuz she was able to get me close to eatin’ a raw diet. Me always luvved fureeze dried treats, but not at meal time. But now…dat’s all me eats. Happy Dezi equals happy mommy. So when Chewy offered to let us try da Nature’s Variety Instinct Raw Boost Mixers we was all in. Mommy chose da rabbit furmula fur us, cuz as ya’ know we do luv us sum ‘wascally wabbit’. Now let me tell ya’ these mixers ARE NOT a balanced diet. Dat means they can’t be fed by themselves as your kitty or doggies only food. Thus da name ‘Mixers’. Da ingredient list looks purretty pawsum. 

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Ingredients

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 

 

They look like little cylindrical pellets and have a crunch to them. Ifin you’re tryin’ to get your kitty off of da dry kibble they wuld make a gweat topper to get fluffy eatin’ better. Da pieces vary a little in size, and me’s a picky girly and likes everythin’ to be bite size; so mommy has to bweak up da larger pieces. Mommy sez they’re not so hard dat her arthritic hands can’t manage it. And they be made here in U.S. facilities. They come in a 6 ounce bag and fur kitties they come in 2 flavors, chicken and da rabbit we tried. Now dat da business be behind us, let’s get on wiff da eatin’.  Sissy why don’t you tell everypawdy what you think ‘bout da Instinct Raw Boosters Mixers? 

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Faynkz Dezi. I lubz da rabbit mixerz. Mommy addz lotz of water to mine and they puff up a little and don’t habz da saym krunch az they do dry, but they still tayzt grayt. I hayng over da edge of da tayble waytin’ fur mommy to bring my playt. She sez she’z worried I’z gunna topple off da tayble one of theze dayz. But dat’z not da poynt. I give theze Mixerz 4 pawz up.  

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Fanks sissy. Me’s gotta tell ya’ me worries da same thing. Anyways, glad you like ‘em. Now on to me’s ‘pinion. Me has never been da kitty dat meowed fur her meal. Me waited patiently and quietly fur mommy to bring me’s plate. Well not anymore. As soon as me can see dat mommy has da food in our plates, me runs to da livin’ room where me eats and starts meowin’ fur mommy to hurry up and bring me’s plate. As me sed earlier, mommy has to bweak up da larger bits but me licks da plate clean. So me gives these Mixers 4 paws up too. So dat’s 8 paws up fur da Instinct Raw Boost Mixers. Mommy, what do you think?  

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Well Dezi I like that you girls love them. And I like that the first ingredient is meat. Altho’ the bag is only 6 ounces, there’s actually a lot in it. They work great to stretch out your regular food since most freeze dried food is expensive and comes in small sizes. They also would have been a great choice for transitioning you from kibble to good food. And I like that the price, under $15.00 makes them affordable. So I give the Instinct Raw Boost Mixers 2 thumbs up.

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Fanks mommy. So duz dat mean we’ll be getting’ more? While mommy thinks dat over, me wants to tell ya’ dat we received these Mixers furee of charge fur our honest opinion. We didn’t get any gween papers, but hey, sissy and me can’t eat da gween anyways. Furee didn’t change our opinion as you know we always tell it like it is, good bad or otherwise. And we only share those things we use or have tried ourselves and think wuld be of innerest to you all.  Member to check out all da pawsum purroducts at Chewy. They have gweat purrices, customer service, shipping and even auto ship so you never run out of your furries favorite noms, treats or supplies. There’s a new blog hop where you can see all da purroducts reviewed and read everypet’s ‘pinion on what they got. Just click here and check it out. 

 

We have a lot of things to pack into this last week of January so stay tuned. And…

 

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

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

Dezi and Lexi

Meezer's Mews & Terrieristical Woofs

I'm Dalton, a Rat terrier mix and I came here in Sept, 2017, I was rescued from Hurricane Harvey. My birthday is 8-20-2016. My Gotcha Day is 8-27-2017. And I'm Pipo, I'm a Siamese, my birthday is 12-26-2004; my Gotcha Day is 2-14-2005. We also have Angel MrJackFreckles, (2-5-2018); and also we have Angel Minko, (6-18-2017). There are also Angels Groucho, Simba, Suki, & Toki. We meezers used to be known as WeBeesSiameezers. We'e all from Michigan, Dalton came here from Texas.

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