How to Find the Healthiest, Best Treats for Your Feline Friends
Many of us sometimes want to give our feline friends a little treat. But, finding healthy cat treats can be tough. After all, you don’t want to give them anything that isn’t good for them, right?
One great option when it comes to healthy cat treats is freeze-dried meats (one brand I love is Vital Essentials). This can be an especially great way to get liver and other organs into your cat, if they are finicky about eating them.
Freeze-Dried Versus Dehydrated Meats
dried meat is flash frozen. Then, it’s placed in a vacuum container, which causes the moisture in the
meat to vaporize. Dehydrated meat is heated; the heat causes the moisture in the food to evaporate.
removes less (estimates range from 75-95%). Because freeze-dried meat has less water, it lasts longer without expiring. Also, because freeze drying doesn’t require heat, the meat retains the nutrients it had in its original form after the freeze-drying process is complete.
Choosing Dehydrated Treats
antibiotic-free, pasture-fed, and organic.
Here is a round-up of products mentioned in the article for your shopping convenience!
- Vital Essentials Chicken Treats
- Vital Essentials Wild Alaskan Salmon Treats
- Vital Essential Minnows Treats