Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. Kittens!!! Have we had a week or what? Storms all the time and then that nasty ole lawn crew came and scared mine’s sissy.
Me wasn’t scared, Raena!!! Me was just tryin’ to be safe. You know one of our sweet furiends pointed out that our hearin’ is way better than human peeps ears, so all that racket just might bust our ear drums ifin we hang out too close to it.
Um Sure sissy, whatever you say.
(Raena meows under her breath) I’s don’t think so, sissy, but that’s a good one.
Anyways, at least we got some treats after the lawn crew left. And we even had a sun puddle fur a minute this meownin’. We wasn’t sure we were gonna get any based on all those storm warnings last night. Ya’ reckon we might get some more of those tasty treats today, sissy?
Me bets ifin we give mommy “The Face” we’re sure to get some. Furst, we oughtta tell everypawdy ‘bout ‘em.
Disclaimer: We received the Merrick Back Country treats in exchange for our honest opinion.Neither Chewy, nor Merrick are responsible fur the content of this post unless otherwise stated. And we always tell it like we see it. We only bring you products we use or have tried and believe would be of interest to you, our readers and friends.
You’re right sissy, we should. We were so excited to see treats on the review list this month from Chewy.com. We weren’t aware that Merrick made freeze dried raw treats, so we just had to try ‘em. We got the Grain-Free Real Chicken recipe in a 1 ounce bag. They also come in Grain-Free Real Salmon fur $2.72 a bag. It is a small bag, but the bag is filled to the top. And comparin’ freeze dried treat purrices, they’re purretty reasonably purriced.
Yeah Raena, they are. But they’re more like a topper than a true freeze dried treat like we’re used too. Most of the freeze dried treats we eat are 1 ingredient, like chicken breast or chicken liver. So let’s take a look at the ingredient list of the Merrick Back Country Grain-Free Freeze Dried Real Chicken Recipe.
Chicken, Chicken Liver, Dried Peas, Dried Potatoes, Gelatin, Salt, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative).
3,805 kcal/kg, 3 kcal/treat
Yep sissy, and they’re shaped in little tubes that can be fairly easily broken or crushed and sprinkled over food. Let’s see what Chewy lists as the key benefits.
Real whole pieces of raw, freeze-dried chicken
Freeze-dried pieces lock in all the nutritional benefits of chicken in its natural state, in an easily digestible format
More nutrients are absorbed, and fewer pass through
Morsels are also loaded with incredible, naturally fresh flavor cats love
Not for human consumption.
As you can see, there’s none of those questionable ingredients overtly mentioned in the ingredient list. We’re not sure what pawrt of the chicken is used, but they ain’t chicky breasts fur sure. So, let’s get to the taste testin’. After the lawn crew cleared out, things settled down a bit and mommy gave us a few of these Merrick Back Country chicken treats. At furst, I’s wasn’t sure what to do with them. They rolled nicely, and made fur great battin’ purractice. But then mommy broke a couple into smaller pieces and offured them to me in her hand. I’s took mine’s furst bite and then mine’s second and so on. They may not be pure white chicky breasts, but they are purretty tasty. I’s would have to give them 3 paws up. Sissy, what did you think?
Well Raena, me knew ‘zactly what to do with them. Me ate ‘em all up. You’re right, they’re fur sure not chicky breasts, but they are purretty tasty indeed. Me does purrfur the single ingredient freeze dried treat, but these ain’t bad fur havin’ peas and taters in ‘em. Me gives them 3 paws up too. And, cuz of the purrice, those lookin’ fur an affurdable freeze dried treat fur your furries, might wanna check these out.
Fanky fanks sissy. Mommy says cuz they’re easy to break or crumble, and cuz we ate ‘em, she would give them a thumb up too. And as always, Chewy sent ‘em in a great box with packin’ paper too. Chewy has lots of great purroducts fur your furry, feathered and scaled furmily members. They offur speedy furee shippin’ on all orders $49.00 and over, and a flat rate fee fur all other orders. You can save even more by settin’ up an auto ship so you’ll never run out of your pet’s favorite noms, treats and supplies. Don’t worry, you can always skip, cancel or delay any shipment, as well as edit and add or remove any items you might only need once; like a new litter box, collar or somethin’. And, Chewy has the bestest Customer Service on the planet.
Hey Raena, don’t furget, we need to link up with the Pet Parade blog hop.
Fanky fanks sissy. We also wanna remind everypawdy that we were recently innerviewed by our sweet furiend Valentine. He posted the furst half of the innerview last Caturday. Ifin ya’ missed it, you can read it here. And tomorrow, he’ll be postin’ the “Rest of the Story”. MOL Don’t worry, we’ll remind ya’ tomorrow too. He asked some great questions that some of ya’ might not know ‘bout us. I’s gotta go now, and see ifin we can meow mommy outta some more of those treats.
Till the next time……………………………………Be Blest!!!
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