Recently Chewy.com offered us a free sample of Orijen Cat Treats.
In our never-ending quest to find something healthier for Maxwell to eat, we never turn down an opportunity to try out a new taste sensation that might appeal to his discriminating palate.
The treats were freeze-dried, and 100% meat. What I like about them is that you can choose a single source meat such as lamb, raised in Alberta, Canada.
Did the crew like it?
Maxwell & Faraday both did the smell-test first.
Faraday took his time, checking it out thoroughly.
His evaluation? Four paws up! (Two out of three kitties abstained)
Along with the sample came a brochure from Orijen that
explained how they source their ingredients, and what their philosophy
I have to admit, I liked reading this statement, "Our
fresh ingredients arrive at our kitchen within a day or two of harvest.
We think pet lovers want to know where the ingredients in their pet’s
food originate. That’s why we focus on ingredients that are sustainably
raised within our region by people we know and trust, passed fit for
human consumption, and then delivered to our kitchens."
Human grade food? Excellent idea. Having your ingredients arrive fresh, and from local farmers and ranchers? Love it!
I was thrilled to read that Orijen had a food line called Whole Prey. Its
philosophy was to truly mimic the natural diet by incorporating
appropriate portions of organs, cartilage and bone marrow along with the
meat. So I went out to purchase a can. Sadly, I found they only had
dry food, which we do not like to feed at our home. Hopefully the
company will someday offer canned. If so, we would be interested in
FTC Disclaimer: Chewy.com provided us with a free sample of the Orijen cat treats to test, but all opinions are our own.