It took me a while to finally give buying vegecat PHI online a go, because all the websites i contacted informed me that Australian customs would not let it through, I decided to give it a shot. Shipping to Australia was steep (actually It cost more than these two products) but that’s alright, Next time I’ll buy a bigger tub that will last longer.
For anyone who wants to make their own vegan cat food, this is what you need, they have other variations of the vegecat but i chose this one because it prevents UTI’s and is more acidic. :) apparently there are recipes inside the tub.
If you live in Australia, This is the website I bought from Vegetarian Pet food
Shipping is $26, tbh this is about the same as i would spend on kibble anyway so i don’t mind.
If you live anywhere else this is easily accessible and you probably won’t have to even pay for shipping, I have many online stores in my FAQ who sell this.
P.S look how keen toby is on it already :p
PEOPLE STOP IMPOSING YOUR EATING STYLES ON YOUR CARNIVOROUS PETS GET A FLOBBERWORM INSTEAD JFC
Cats are obligate carnivores. Their bodies do not make the stuff they get from meat and can’t get it from vegetation sources (I am extremely suspicious of the claims made on that website about getting all of the stuff cats get from meat out of vegan sources; I have serious doubts that, even if they do manage to get the stuff in there, that it would be as easily absorbed and used by the cat’s body as the real stuff direct from meat would be). Period the end. There is no way for a “vegan cat diet” to be healthy.
If you can’t handle the fact that you’re sharing your space and life with an animal that is a born carnivore, then you need to not have that kind of animal. Get a chinchilla or a rat or a ferret. Or a goddamn goldfish.
I mean. Would you try feeding a lion or an orca “vegan” food? No, because you acknowledge that the world evolved with predators and prey animals and it works that way for a reason. So why do you refuse to acknowledge your cat’s place in that schema? CATS. ARE. CARNIVORES. Stop trying to pretend otherwise.
holy fucking shit
Seriously?!?! THIS MAKES ME SO FUCKING MAD. Cats need meat to survive, NOT THIS VEGAN CRAP. It has even been suggested that they shouldn’t be given dry food as most of their liquid intake should come from their wet food. I mean really, LOOK AT YOUR CATS TEETH. DOES THAT LOOK LIKE THE MOUTH OF A FUCKING VEGETARIAN?!?! COP ON.
Sincerely, a pre-vet student, cat owner, and volunteer animal rescue personnel.
No, no, no, NO. Vegan cats and vegan dogs DO NOT EXIST. You are literally ABUSING YOUR PET just so you can have feel good about not hurting animals when YOU ARE LITERALLY HURTING AN ANIMAL THAT YOU CLAIM TO LOVE AND CARE FOR. Cats are carnivores. You know how I know? We currently have four cats, and they all will go out and hunt/kill things like mice and rabbits and chipmunks. Tell me, when’s the last time YOU saw a horse stalk down and kill a rabbit? Or a cow? When’s the last time you’ve seen a sparrow or a turtle deliberately hunting a mouse? What’s that you say? Never? THAT’S BECAUSE THEY’RE FUCKING HERBIVORES (with the exception of turtles, who will apparently eat worms and insects and sometimes small fish).
And yet, every single fucking year we have to be on the lookout for half-eaten mouse bits or half a rabbit on our patio or in our garage. How did our cats even know mice and rabbits are good to eat? We’ve had most of them since kittenhood, and have always fed them dry food. Oh wait, that’s because THOUSANDS OF YEARS OF INSTINCT TELL THEM THAT SMALL MEATY THINGS ARE FOR KILLING AND EATING BECAUSE THEY. ARE. CARNIVOROUS. You will sit there and tell me that I’m fucking wrong, that you’ve switched your dog or cat to being vegan and they’re fine, they’re perfectly fine, and I will sit here and tell you that over twenty-one years of life(owning 12 or 13 cats over that time period), I have never had a cat that died under the age of 16, barring disaster(cancer, sudden kidney failing, poison left out by neighbors for squirrels). I literally have a 18-year-old Maine Coon who was bouncing around my fucking living room this morning like she doesn’t have fucking arthritis in her goddamn hips, acting like she was 2 again. This is the same cat I had to suffer through listening to as she dragged a baby bunny behind a bush, killed it, and then ate it two years ago.
So here’s the deal. You feed your cat that vegan crap, and when he/she dies before the age of 10, due to malnutrition and/or vague, undiagnosable problems, I will go to where you live, BEAT YOU TO DEATH FOR BEING A SHITTY PET OWNER, bring you back to life, and then show you MY two 10-year-old boys, one of whom spends several hours of the day racing up and down the hallways for no other reason than because he is way too excitable, and the other who is 15 pounds of muscle-turned-fat, AND HOW THEY ARE BOTH IN PERFECT HEALTH AND EXTREMELY HAPPY AND CONTENT AND THEN MAYBE YOU WILL REALIZE HOW EXTREMELY FUCKING ARROGANT YOU ARE, TO THINK THAT YOU CAN TRUMP THE NATURE OF AN ANIMAL THAT HAS LITERALLY BEEN DESIGNED AND BRED FOR THIS PURPOSE WITH YOUR HOLIER-THAN-THOU MORALITY.