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Sad Nutro Max Cat food Salmon was discontinued, I am a dog rescue and have 5 cats and this is the only food along with the chicken flavor they like. I will definitely be switching to another manufacturer. I see it's like $10 more a bag for the other Nutro Salmon, not interested, I bought Blue Salmon and Chicken. They don't care for either one so I will continue to look for another company.
We have been feeding our 3 cats NutroMax Salmon and Brown rice dry cat food and Nutro Pate Salmon and Tuna Recipe for several years now. Nutro recently switched the dry food to be smaller and softer pieces. Two of our three cats definitely like the change. (The third cat is a big cat and eats a lot and loves it too). It is easier for them (the two smaller cats) to eat. I preferred the soft food in the can, but my husband says that the cats really like this new soft recipe that is in the plastic container. It is juicer than the previous recipe. We do recycle our plastic. I like that it is split into smaller serving sizes so that you don't have to serve as much all at once if you don't want to. Overall the cats really like the changes and so do we.
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Nutro used to have a very healthy wet cat food product line. Unfortunately, they made the decision a few months ago to replace their existing cans of food with new packages, called "perfect portion". It has been going down hill since then: the "perfect portion" products is packaged in plastic, not metal, which alters the taste of the food itself. Consequently, many cats refuse to eat it. In addition, their plastic containers are less eco-friendly than the old metal cans. In short, Nutro decided to move to the "perfect portion" packaging because it gave them an opportunity to increase their margin: cheaper container, and less food in it for a higher price than before. They just forgot one important piece in the puzzle: cats are notoriously finicky, and can't stand the new plastic packaging.
i switched my female cat from Purina to Nutro dry cat food (indoor chicken) last month. Although she liked the taste, she has had diarrhea for a week now, and after a vet visit it seems they suspect it may be the food. I noticed Nutro has had more than a few recalls in the past 20 years, I will avoid it like the plague and recommend others really watch their cats on this food as it may also upset their gi system.
My cat has finally found a food that doesn’t make him sick. He has an extremely sensitive system and this is the only dry food that has helped his digestive system. No more vomiting or diarrhea. I thought I was going to lose him.
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So, I recently purchased this product, believing it to be a premium pet food. Within the space of a week I have one kitty that has had diarrhea so bad her little bottom is raw, and the other kitty has stopped eating. A quick search of the internet, proves I am NOT an isolated case, seems many people have pointed a finger at this pet food... Only wish I had done a bit more research myself before I wasted money on this product.
I adopted my cat from the Humane Society when he was 7 months old. When I first brought him home I noticed his breath was bad. I started him on dry food right away. As time passed I never noticed much change in his breath problem. Then one day I received a coupon in the mail for Nutro cat food so on my next trip to Walmart I bought a bag. The results have been amazing. After eating the Nutro for almost a year now my cat has blossomed into a very handsome fellow. His breath is not stinky anymore, his fur is like silk and he is one happy healthy boy. Thank you, Nutro.
I free feed dry food for both my personal cats and my fosters. I offer them three brands of cat food and the Nutro bowl is definitely the most popular. I have not experienced loose stools or vomiting with the Nutro Indoor adult cat food. I've been using it for about one year now. Thanks Nutro.
I fed NUTRO to my big old Maine Coon cat... Such a boy! He threw it up! I tried adding a half amount to his old food... He selected and ate only the "other" brand; leaving the NUTRO in his bowl! Then I tried just leaving the NUTRO in his bowl. He refused to eat! After 24 hours I gave up! Called NUTRO to complain about this bag of food. They gladly sent me a coupon for another bag of NUTRO! (I understand that once in a while... a bag of cat food might go bad due to weather, transporting problems, etc.). So I received the coupon in mid January 2019. I tucked in my purse and when the other brand was almost gone last Friday (02/15/2019) I went into a store to use the FREE BAG OF NUTRO! Coupon. It expired 01/31/2019!!! Man, was my face RED when the clerk wouldn't accept this EXPIRED COUPON!!! Who'd a thought this would be a two week Use it! or Lose it! Coupon???
I bought this because it was on sale and is the same flavor as the brand my cat was eating. The bag has a strange smell that I think carried over into the food. My cat would not eat it, and was eating a quarter of her normal amount of kibble. It was like putting her on a severe diet, which my vet says can be really bad for cats. After four days I went back to her normal brand and am going to donate what is left of this.
Nutro Cat Foods author review by Dr. Ken Tudor
NUTRO Cat Food is a company that offers premium cat food with a variety of flavors and textures to cats in all life stages. Tailored by the experts at The Nutro Company, it contains natural ingredients with added vitamins, minerals and trace nutrients to deliver the high-quality nutrition cats need to stay happy and healthy. With no poultry by-product meal, soy protein, rice flour, corn, wheat or vitamin K3, NUTRO Cat Food is free from many of the ingredients that are known to cause allergies in cats.
Fresh, natural ingredients: Dry food and wet loaf formulas contain real fish or poultry as the main ingredient.
Variety of textures: Products are available in sliced, minced, soft loaf and chunky loaf textures.
No artificial preservatives: All Nutro food contains no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
Quality control measures: All ingredients are tested to ensure they meet established nutritional and food safety standards, and all finished products go through rigorous testing to confirm freshness, quality and stability.
For all ages: Products are perfectly balanced to meet the dietary needs of indoor and outdoor kittens, adults and seniors.
Nutro Cat Foods Company Information
- Company Name:
- Nutro Cat Foods
- Year Founded:
- 1550 W McEwen Dr # 100
- Postal Code:
- United States