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Vital Essentials Chicken Mini Patties Grain Free Limited Ingredient Freeze-Dried Cat Food

Vital Essentials Chicken Mini Patties Grain Free Limited Ingredient Freeze-Dried Cat Food

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    Zoey gives 5 paws!

    By XandersMommy on Sep 19, 2020

    My cat is almost 8 years old. We just lost her brother to kidney failure. They ate mainly Fancy Feast canned and free fed Kirkland dry kibble. After doing a lot of research, I learned that raw is best. I ordered some different options. This was the 3rd option. They take a bit to rehydrate even after My cat is almost 8 years old. We just lost her brother to kidney failure. They ate mainly Fancy Feast canned and free fed Kirkland dry kibble. After doing a lot of research, I learned that raw is best. I ordered some different options. This was the 3rd option. They take a bit to rehydrate even after breaking it up, so i decided to feed one patty broken up into little pieces dry. She loved it! The next morning I fed her the rehydrated one, and she gobbled it up. She's never finished a meal so quickly. I'm feeling horrible that I fed them Fancy Feast for so long. Maybe we would still have her brother if I would've started them on raw from the start. I'm going to order the turkey and duck next. Would love for her to try rabbit, but it's more expensive. I mentioned this was the 3rd option of raw food we tried. The first was Instinct freeze-dried which she liked dry but not rehydrated. It's way too expensive. The 2nd was Instinct frozen, and she absolutely hated it. Took one whiff and walked away. … more

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    Mini Chicken patties

    By masterredfox on Nov 7, 2020

    I decided to try these for my cat since he liked the freeze-dried version by another brand which is not available anymore. These smell the same but are softer in feel and can be broken down with your hands to almost a powder to put over whatever food you serve the cat whether dry or wet. My cat was not I decided to try these for my cat since he liked the freeze-dried version by another brand which is not available anymore. These smell the same but are softer in feel and can be broken down with your hands to almost a powder to put over whatever food you serve the cat whether dry or wet. My cat was not overly enthusiastic about these patties but he did eventually eat it. I may get this again but not on a regular basis as I did with the other brand. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Big Hit with my cats

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    I wasn’t sure what would happen as I never had anything like this for my boys but they love them! Quality product.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    chops liking good

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    Cats love this never walk away my 18 year old male and 16 year old female just love this food easy to use too

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Mini Chicken patties

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    I decided to try these for my cat since he liked the freeze-dried version by another brand which is not available anymore. These smell the same but are softer in feel and can be broken down with your hands to almost a powder to put over whatever food you serve the cat whether dry or wet. My cat was not overly enthusiastic about these patties but he did eventually eat it. I may get this again but not on a regular basis as I did with the other brand.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Mom is trying to poison us!

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    If there was a way to say -5 stars, Sherlock would say it. It was a definite paws down. He sniffed it, and backed away as if it was sauerkraut! Isis stuck his nose in it and sniffed a couple times then headed for his dry food dish as if to say you've got to be kidding! La la wouldn't even go close to it. she circled it like it was going to attack her. This was definitely a mistake. We will stick to canned food!

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Really great food!

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    Both topaz and Hidey really like this vital freeze dried chicken. Every time I put it in front of them it’s all gone in two minutes!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Zoey gives 5 paws!

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    My cat is almost 8 years old. We just lost her brother to kidney failure. They ate mainly Fancy Feast canned and free fed Kirkland dry kibble. After doing a lot of research, I learned that raw is best. I ordered some different options. This was the 3rd option. They take a bit to rehydrate even after breaking it up, so i decided to feed one patty broken up into little pieces dry. She loved it! The next morning I fed her the rehydrated one, and she gobbled it up. She's never finished a meal so quickly. I'm feeling horrible that I fed them Fancy Feast for so long. Maybe we would still have her brother if I would've started them on raw from the start. I'm going to order the turkey and duck My cat is almost 8 years old. We just lost her brother to kidney failure. They ate mainly Fancy Feast canned and free fed Kirkland dry kibble. After doing a lot of research, I learned that raw is best. I ordered some different options. This was the 3rd option. They take a bit to rehydrate even after breaking it up, so i decided to feed one patty broken up into little pieces dry. She loved it! The next morning I fed her the rehydrated one, and she gobbled it up. She's never finished a meal so quickly. I'm feeling horrible that I fed them Fancy Feast for so long. Maybe we would still have her brother if I would've started them on raw from the start. I'm going to order the turkey and duck next. Would love for her to try rabbit, but it's more expensive. I mentioned this was the 3rd option of raw food we tried. The first was Instinct freeze-dried which she liked dry but not rehydrated. It's way too expensive. The 2nd was Instinct frozen, and she absolutely hated it. Took one whiff and walked away. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great as a topper

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    I crumble this up and put it on top of my cats wet food. I have 5 and they all love it.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    No go for us

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    My cat has had chronic GI issues for months and we’ve been trying to find a food to resolve it. I was hoping she would like this raw food but she turned up her nose at it - even my other cat, who eats anything, didn’t want to eat it. She did like a different brand of raw, though.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Vital Essentials Chicken Mini Patties

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    This was the first time I purchased this item and he loved it. I will buy again

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great food for a finicky cat

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    My cat, Bubba, is very picky about his food. He really likes the freeze dried patties, chicken. His coat is nice and shinny. Recommend this item.

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