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F2 SV Kitten Raw Diet Help

SailorKing

Savannah Kitten
#1
New to the thread and new to owning a crazy F2 kitten named Danba. He's about 17wks now and is CrAzY! very friendly and loves everything but food! Right now the only thing I can get him to eat is chicken drums (with bone) and I provide them raw and boiled. He likes both. So I think I have a kitten that wants Raw so daddy is going to give him raw!

My question is on how to choose using rodentpro.com. I'm going to get a few of each to see what he likes and for variety. Do I need to worry about adding any vitamins or anything and how much do I feed this guy. His diet of Hills Scientific went bust because he refuses to eat it..just drums. But I want to make sure he eats healthy he's just a little kitten. He's about 5lbs right now and loves biting my nipples for some reason when i'm asleep..no lie. they bleed hahah anyway any help would be great!

-King

P.S.

No pictures yet since I don't have a high speed camera. Danba does not stay still!
 

SailorKing

Savannah Kitten
#3
Hey,

I just want to say never to cook something with bones.
Once cooked they get dangerous for the cat.

More info will follow soon by another member. :)
Oh wow. This is what I have been doing. Take the frozen chicken drum out of the freezer and put it in a boiling pot of water for about 10-15min and then let cool down and serve it. So this is bad?
 

Jacq

Savannah Super Cat
#5
Just chicken legs is not a complete and healthy diet for a cat. They also need 10-15% (by weight) organ meats (liver, kidney, heart, etc.). It's best to give them a wide variety of meats, buy a commercial raw diet, or supplement with Mazuri or some other vitamin and mineral mix.
 

Patti

Admin
Staff member
#6
What was your breeder feeding Danba? You should try to continue him on the diet he's used to. If he won't eat that then you need a supplement such as Mazuri to add to the raw chicken legs. I believe there are several people here who use Rodent Pro and as you have already said, you will probably have to try a variety of items to find out what he most likes.
 

SailorKing

Savannah Kitten
#7
What was your breeder feeding Danba? You should try to continue him on the diet he's used to. If he won't eat that then you need a supplement such as Mazuri to add to the raw chicken legs. I believe there are several people here who use Rodent Pro and as you have already said, you will probably have to try a variety of items to find out what he most likes.
I'm still providing him with his diet schedule but its a no go. I will continue to try but am starting to go with option B which is finding something else. So he is around 5lbs and i'm about to order a bag of each from Rodent pro but i'm not sure on what size or kind I should go with. Any ideas? I'm also picking up Mazuri tonight. is it like pills or a powder that you rub on the meat? I'll ask when I get there but just curious. thank you!

-King
 

SailorKing

Savannah Kitten
#9
I would start with the smallest quantity you can purchase, in case he doesn't like them. I'm not sure that you can purchase Mazuri locally, you can purchase it online here: http://www.mazuri.com/tabstemplate-2-1.aspx
I was talking about the size of the feeders. For example 4wk Quail or 1day? ect.

http://www.mazuri.com/wheretobuy.aspx

I put my zip code in and its at my local pet store so I was going to go there. I know they have raw diet stuff there too so I might just get a bunch of stuff to see what he likes but everyone talks great about rodentpro so I will go with them for feeders.