Hey everypawdy, it’s me, RaenaBelle. Can you believe it? It’s almost Christmas!!! I’s just can’t wait. In t’ween tryin’ to ketch up on our visits, take care of mommy and nap, we’ve been shoppin’ hard fur the bestest gifts to put on our big Gift Guide next week. And yes, we’ve got ideas fur the whole family, men included…and no, they’re not ties, socks or underwear. Mommy said I’s needed to meow that so you all won’t worry. Ya’ know, cuz what could a house of girly’s know ’bout gifts fur men, right?. Sissy? Are ties, socks and underwear not good gifts?
No Raena, there’s nuffin’ wrong with those things as gifts, but they’re not very creative. It’s like the gift one gives when they don’t know what else to think of.
Hmmmmpht Well, I’s can tell ya’ after seein’ some of the holes in mommy’s socks and drawers, I’s know she was thrilled with the new socklets awnty Cindy just sent her. Anyways, we didn’t pick any fur the menfolk. You’ll just have to stop by and check out the guide. We think we’ve got some pawsum picks that just ‘bout anypawdy would be happy to receive.
Me totally agrees Raena. But, that’s next week; today we need to tell everypawdy ‘bout this new food we tried the other day.
We did sissy? I’s don’t ‘member tryin’ it, did you?
Uh, well, why don’t we get to that pawrt after we tell everypawdy ‘bout the basics. Like, mommy would purrfur that we could eat a variety of things, at least every once in a while. You know, ya’ just never know what might happen in the future, so it’s always good fur us kitties to have at least a couple of options so we don’t have to go hungry. As most of ya’ know, we eat freeze dried raw.
Mommy would purrfur we eat all raw sissy.
That’s true Raena. But, mommy is happy enuff that we eat freeze dried raw, so she doesn’t push us…least not yet. Anyways, she would like to find a couple of quality canned foods that we could eat just in case.
In case of what sissy?
Uh…Don’t ask me, me just knows she would like it. So, when Chewy offured to let us try the Miko Grain free Poultry and Tuna Variety Pack, she jumped on it. Let’s see what Chewy has to say ‘bout Miko.
Real chicken, turkey or tuna are the first ingredients for the animal protein needed to support healthy muscles, packed in a delicate consommé.
Complete and balanced meal in every can with added vitamins, minerals and taurine, an amino acid that’s essential to feline heart and vision health.
Made without any grains, wheat, corn, soy or carrageenan for a meal you can feel good about feeding your feline friend.
Delicious consommé is made with real broth to help provide healthy hydration to daily meals.
Crafted with real ingredients you can recognize, and comes in a variety of delicious recipes and textures cats love.
Chicken & Turkey Recipe: Chicken, Chicken Broth, Turkey, Sunflower Oil, Tricalcium Phosphate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Potassium Chloride, Magnesium Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Oxide, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Sulfate Monohydrate, Copper Glycine Complex, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenic, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin Supplement.
Chicken Recipe: Chicken, Chicken Broth, Sunflower Oil, Potassium Chloride, Tricalcium Phosphate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Magnesium Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Taurine, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Oxide, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin A Supplement, Manganese Sulfate Monohydrate, Copper Glycine Complex, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenic, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin Supplement.
Chicken & Vegetable Recipe: Chicken, Chicken Broth, Sweet Potatoes, Kale, Sunflower Oil, Tricalcium Phosphate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Taurine, Salt, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Reduced iron, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Sulfate Monohydrate, Copper Glycine Complex, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Pantothenic, Riboflavin Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, Biotin Supplement.
Tuna & Tilapia Recipe: Tuna, Fish Broth, Seabream, Tilapia, Sunflower Oil, Potassium Chloride, Tricalcium Phosphate, Magnesium Sulfate, Taurine, Choline Chloride, Salt, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc oxide, Reduced iron, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Manganese Sulfate Monohydrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Copper Glycine Complex, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Potassium Iodide, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K).
Chicken & Turkey Recipe: 959 kcal/kg, 81 kcal/3 oz can
Chicken Recipe: 920 kcal/kg, 78 kcal/3 oz can
Chicken & Vegetables Recipe: 949 kcal/kg, 80 kcal/3 oz can
Tuna & Tilapia Recipe: 938 kcal/kg, 79 kcal/3 oz can
The ingredient list doesn’t look too bad. The variety pack, 12) 3 oz. cans comes in poultry and tuna or seafood and chicken for $14.99. You can also buy them in single flavor packs for the same price. As you can see from our fotos, the contents of the can look like shredded or pulled meat in water/oil. There’s purrlenty of juice in the cans. Mommy says the juice contains some oil based on it’s appearance. She also said that the longer it was on the plate, it appeared to oxidize. Three hours after opening the can and putting it out, the liquid had the appearance of dirty dishwater. I’s sniffed it from afar, but wouldn’t go near it. Furthermore, I’s wouldn’t touch mine’s regular food either till it was removed from mine’s mat.
As you can see by me’s foto, me did check it out and then me looked over at Raena’s pawtion, just to see ifin hers might have looked better or somethin’. Me sniffed it a few times and then ate me’s regular dinner. It smelled kind’a funny. Me would have normally at least lapped up the juice, but this one just wasn’t fur me.
Uh, you need to move that stuffs so I’s can eat mine’s dinner now.
Me either sissy. And the fish formula’s have the bad vit. K ingredient, Menadione Sodium Bisulfate Complex. Since we don’t eat fish, this wasn’t a very big concern fur us, but should be fur the fish eaters. While this food doesn’t make the cut in our house, Chewy has purrlenty of things that do, and at great prices. They have pawsum customer service peeps and free speedy shipping on all orders of $49.00 and more. There’s a low flat rate shipping charge for all other orders. And they have products for the whole family.
Don’t furget some of the greatest boxes ever. While you’re there, check out the holiday shop. Ya’ just might find a gift or two to put unner the Christmas tree.
We need to check out the Christmas shop ourselves sissy. Anyways, let’s get outta here and do some shoppin’ fur our Gift Guide. We’ve got a few more gifts to choose.
Till the next time…………………………………………………….Be Blest!!!
Raena: Navy Blue
Dezi: Vibrant Blue
Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
RaenaBelle and Deztinee
Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. The colds are here. We went to bed last night with the air conditioner on and woke up as frozen pawp-sicles. Even mommy’s purrsonal summers didn’t keep her from shiverin’. She says that’s what happens at 17°. Even sissy got in on the cuddlin’.
Of course me did Raena. It was cold, what’d you x’pect me to do?
I’s don’t know sissy, you’re the one always complainin’ ‘bout me wantin’ to cuddle. You always meow that cuddlin’ with me makes you too hot.
Me wasn’t cuddlin’ with you Raena, me was cuddlin’ with mommy. You just happened to be in the same vicinity. MOL Anyways, me’s hopin’ mommy turns on the ‘lectric fireplace soon. Me luvs layin’ in front of it durin’ the cold ugly days of winter.
The ‘lectric fireplace? Is it new sissy? I’s don’t seem to ‘member a fireplace.
Nah Raena, it ain’t new. You purrobably don’t ‘member it cuz the lights burned out last year. But, mommy put new lights in it this year, so it should look fine now. We can enjoy the lights right along with it’s heat.
Well sissy, that does sound like fun. Altho’ I’s do purrfur cuddlin’ with mommy fur heat and luvs. I’s actually purrfur cuddlin’ with mommy over purretty much anythin’.
Yeah Raena, me knows. On another note, we need to tell everypawdy ‘bout the new treats we tried the other day.
New treats? What new treats? I’s don’t ‘member gettin’ any new treats.
You know, the Fancy Feast Purely Filets Natural Variety Pack Cat food toppers. They came in a 6 pack fur $12.99. There’s 2 of each flavor, Tuna, Oceanfish and Salmon. They’re also available in 10 packs of single flavors with the addition of chicken and chicken in tuna juice, fur $14.90 to $19.99. Let’s take a look at what Chewy has to say ‘bout ‘em.
Made with 100% natural oceanfish, tuna or salmon for a different, flavor-packed meal each night.
Prepared without by-products, so you can feed your fur baby a savory meal with real meat you can trust.
Contains no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives for a tasty meal complement as real as your love.
Features real, carefully selected ingredients you can be proud to put in your kitty’s bowl.
Serve whole, flaked or as a topper on dry food for a variety-packed menu that’ll keep your kitty curious about dinner.
Natural Oceanfish Filet: Mackerel. A-6524.
Natural Tuna Filet: Skipjack Tuna, Tuna Broth, Celery Powder, Salt. A-6528.
Natural Wild Alaskan Salmon: Salmon, Salmon Broth, Salt. A-6526.
Natural Oceanfish Filet: 1,157 kcal/kg, 28 kcal/filet
Natural Tuna Filet: 1,078 kcal/kg, 30 kcal/filet
Natural Wild Alaskan Salmon: 1,113 kcal/kg, 32 kcal/filet
Oh yeah, I’s ‘member those. We were really disappointed that the only option available was fish. We don’t get many treats in our house and we rarely get fish. But, since these were 1 ingredient only, mommy said we could try ‘em out. Turns out, we don’t like fish any more than mommy does. I’s didn’t even stick around to sniff the plate.
Well me did Raena. Me sniffed it several times. And then me sniffed yours. You know, maybe yours was better? Turns out yours wasn’t any better than what me had. Altho’ the pack we got didn’t have any chicken, we have tried the chicken purreviously and thought it was okay. Mommy thinks they’re a bit on the ‘spensive side.
I’s sure wish they came in rabbit sissy. Anyways, just cuz we don’t like ‘em, doesn’t mean other kitties won’t. They’d make a great gift what with Christmas comin’ and all. Each filet comes individually packaged wrapped fur fureshness and ease of use. And, Chewy has lots more treats and noms and purroducts fur the whole family. They offur speedy free shippin’ on all orders of $49.00 and up and speedy flat rate shippin’ on all other orders.
Disclaimer: We received the Fancy Feast Filets in exchange for our honest opinion. As always, we tell it like we see it; and only bring you products we use or have tried and believe would be of interest to you, our readers and friends.
Don’t furget the auto ship program Raena. It guarantees you’ll never run out of your pet’s favorites and save an additional 5% on each order. But don’t worry, you can always skip, cancel or delay any time up to 24 hours prior to shipment. And one can never furget the pawsum box everythin’ comes in. You know how much we luv a good box. MOL
So true sissy, so true. Well, we better wrap this up fur now. I’s got a few things to wrap up befur your pawrty tomorrow. Mommy and me worked hard all weekend and are just ‘bout ready. The band’s shapin’ up really well. It’s gonna be so much fun!!!
Me can’t hardly wait Raena. Me’s not sure me’s gonna be able to sleep tonight.
Well sissy, you better sleep, your gonna need your energy. Furiends, don’t furget to stop by tomorrow fur the pawrty and to vote on your favorite masked guest.
Till the next time……………………………………………………Be Blest!!!
Raena: Navy Blue
Dezi: Vibrant Blue
Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
RaenaBelle and Deztinee
Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. That stinkin’ lawn crew came thru and jolted me outta bed again this meownin’. Hmmmpht I’s climbed over mommy and onto the vanity beside the bed where I had to maneuver the fone, alarm clock, humidifier, a small jewelry box, a couple of cat figurines, a candle lamp, and a salted night light to get to the bedroom window so I’s could give them a piece of mine’s mind. And wouldn’t you know it, they acted like they couldn’t hear me at all. No matter how much I’s shook mine’s paws at ‘em, they just kept bangin’ into the bedroom wall. Y, They hit the wall so hard they almost knocked me off the window sill. I’s climbed back over to mommy to help her get up and to the pawty so she could open the door and let me at ‘em.
(Dezi meows from under the bed) Purrlease Raena, the lawn crew can’t even see you, they fur sure don’t care what you have to say ‘bout ‘em.
Maybe not sissy, but it makes me feel better to get it off mine’s furry chest. Did you see the manager walkin’ ‘round takin’ fotos? Oh yeah I’s furgot, you can’t see anythin’ from UTB (under the bed). Anyways, mommy’s so tired of all this nonsense that when the mean manager lady came up on our purrch, mommy opened the door and asked her just what she was doin’. She gave mommy some story ‘bout takin’ fotos of all the leaves the leaf blowin’ man didn’t blow away. He makes mommy mad too, cuz he purr-pussly blows the leaves at and unner our door every week. It makes a mess that mommy has to clean up. I’s heard the mean manager tell mommy the lawn crew was paid $10,000.00 a year fur 3 months worth of work that they don’t actually do a very good job of. Anyways, I’s thought we might meow a little ‘bout the Made in the USA goody box we got from Chewy. C’mon out, the lawn crew’s gone.
Oh Raena, me ‘members the last Goody box we got. It was really great. We had high expectations fur this box too. Let’s see what Chewy has to say ‘bout it.
Surprise your cat with hand-selected goodies made right here at home with the Made in the USA Goody Box for Cats. Inside each box, you’ll find five or more premium goodies, including yummy treats, food, toppers, supplements and cat-approved products for your home ¬¬that your kitty is sure to love. Goody boxes are great for holidays, birthdays or just any special day with your furry companion. They also make the perfect gift to give another cat parent. Best of all, everything is 100% made in the USA in one of our 50 states, so you know you’re getting quality you can trust in each box. So open up a box and let your little hunter dive into the goodies, whiskers first!
- Contains five or more full-size goodies made right here in the USA, so you spend less time looking up where the ingredients came from and more time playing with your kitty.
- Handpicked surprises for cats—from tasty foods and snacks to wholesome supplements and neat home goods. Recommended for all cats, kitten to senior, except for Natural Balance Platefulls (for adult cats).
- Makes a great spontaneous gift for your own cat, but also an exciting surprise for your pet parent friends or relatives.
- Enjoy great savings on the everyday prices of these premium treats and home goods, plus free shipping on every Chewy Goody Box order!
- Give this special present full of American brands you trust any day of the year, with the health of your cat in mind.
We got our box and couldn’t wait to open it. You know, lots of really great things are made here in America, and we’d already been dreamin’ ‘bout what might be inside.
Yeah Raena, we could’a saved ourselves a little time ifin mommy had realized we were gettin’ exactly what they showed in the foto and not some other surpurrises. Our box had a package of Instinct Raw Boost Mixers, The Missing Link supplement, 2 packets of Natural Balance Cat Food, Blue Buffalo Cat Treats, 2 cans of Dr. Elsey’s Clean Protein noms and a soy candle fur the house in lavender.
Yeah sissy the candle smelled a bit like the groomin’ depawrtment at the pet store. Lavender makes mommy’s eyes itch so we gave it away to a furiend who could enjoy it. And, we’ve tried the Instinct Raw Boost mixers befur, so we’ll eat those up in no time.
And mommy says she used to give that Missing Link supplement to sis Lexi. Me thinks it tastes purretty good. Mommy just might have to look into addin’ it to our autoship. Me wouldn’t mind havin’ it again.
I’s like it too sissy. Unfurtunately, that’s where the likin’ stopped. And, we were a little surpurrised to find that the Made in the USA box contained ingredients sourced from somewhere else. Just goes to show, wording can be a little tricky.
The treats aren’t bad.
Sure ‘nuff Raena. Like that Clean Protein food from Dr. Elseys. Clean Protein’s a new buzz word that the pet food companies are tossin’ ‘round and tryin’ to put on all their packaging. Mommy did some research and learned that one definition meant meat that was grown in a lab and actually pawrt of any animal. So, she called the peeps at Dr. Elseys to try to get more info and was a bit disappointed by the answers she got. Furst of all, Clean Protein here is nuffin’ more than a name. Yep, no lab grown proteins, just a trademarked name. So, mommy asked ‘bout the ingredients, as some don’t come from the USA, and was told all pet food was manufactured in FDA approved facilities under their watchful eye.
You’re right sissy, the treats are alright.
Well sissy, we all know that’s an outright lie. Needless to say, we’re purretty disappointed in the Dr. Elsey’s peeps and this purrticular Goody Box. With all the toys and treats and foods made here, we really expected better. However, we’re sure there are lots of kitties who would like the purroducts in the box and fur sure luv the box itself. And of course the Goody boxes also come in a couple of different options, and only cost $19.95. So, you’re sure to find one that will make every kitty happy. And you don’t have to worry ‘bout signin’ up fur any subscriptions. ‘Course, there’s nuffin’ wrong with addin’ one to your auto ship every once in a while. After all, us kitties and woofies deserve a special treat once in a while.
We received the Made in the USA goody box in exchange for our honest opinion. As always we tell it like we see it, good, bad or otherwise. We only review products we use or have tried and believe would be of interest to you, our readers and friends.
Once in a while? Hmmmpht We deserve somethin’ special every day Raena. And chewy has purrlenty of things fur all your pets needs and even a few goodies fur the humans. And their Customer service is great.
That’s true sissy. One thing we did take away from this, was watching out fur the word trickery used in marketing. I’s thinkin’ we might oughtta write a posty ‘bout all the trickery goin’ on in the pet food industry, what d you think sissy? (the house falls silent except for the lapping noise Dezi makes as she eats her breakfast) Guess we’ll meow ‘bout that another time. Let’s wrap this up and go finish brekky.
Have you heard of Clean Protein, and what does it mean to you?
Till the next time……………………………………………Be Blest!!!
Raena: Navy Blue
Dezi: Vibrant Blue
Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
RaenaBelle and Deztinee
(Morning breaks and mommy looks down at Dezi laying on her chest and says) Happy Birthday my precious angel. I love you more than anything in the universe. (Looking over at Raena) You too Raena, I love you sweet baby girl.
(Dezi starts to rumble <purr> and meow. She runs down the cat steps through the house and back to the bed meowing) WooHoooooooo It’s Me’s Birthday!!! Wake up Raena and help me with mommy so we can get me’s Birthday started!!! It’s gonna be a furtabulous month!!!
OMC Check out the Happy Birthday playing Birthday cake from Chewy.com
I’s luvs you, sissy!!!
Happy Birthday sissy!!! I’s so x’cited. We’ve even got 1 last Birthday Give away today.
We sure do Raena. And, it’s a real live Goody. Goody Box that is. Me wonders how many of our furiends are furmiliar with those cool subscription boxes? We just luv ‘em. But, how many kitties have actually ordered them? Most peeps know we’re on a fixed income and don’t have many green papers. The problem with those cool subscription boxes is that you have to sign up to get them every month fur at least 3 months. When ya’ live paycheck to paycheck and still never have enuff green papers to go ‘round; ya’ can’t afford to make a $30.00 a month commitment.
This is a Sponsored post. We received the Chewy Goody Box in exchange for our honest review. As always, we tell it like it is. We only bring products we use or have tried and feel would be of interest to you, our readers and friends.
That’s so true, sissy. Mommy does her bestest to make sure we have all the necessities; and sometimes that means her doin’ without necessities of her own. She sure can’t afford an extra expense, even ifin it would make us over the moon happy. So, when Chewy told us they had designed a Goody box of their own, we got really x’cited.
Sure nuff Raena. Chewy just rolled out their No Commitment, Buy only when ya’ wanna, Surpurrise Goody Boxes. Yep, ya’ read that right. There’s 3 boxes to choose from, the Meow You’re Talkin’ for kitties, Bone Appe-Treat for the bigger doggies and the Tiny But Mighty box fur the smaller woofies. They cost $19.95 and ship fur furee. Now ‘member, these are brand spankin’ new, so each box will contain the same surpurrises fur now. But, as time moves on, Chewy plans to innerduce new boxes with new surpurrises. The boxes contain 5 or more full size purremium products your woofy or kitty would luv. And ‘member, there’s NO Commitment. Any month ya’ have an extra $20.00, you can order one without worryin’ ‘bout a recurrin’ charge pawppin’ up on your credit card.
We were really x’cited to be among the furst kitties to receive one of these great boxes, and just in time fur sissy’s birthday no less. And think ‘bout it, Christmas is just ‘round the corner. These Goody boxes would make a great gift, even fur those far away from ya’. Just place your order and have Chewy ship it to the kitty or woofy of your choice, within the U.S. of course. And then sit back and relax. You’re not obligated fur future shipments. Mommy always says, it’s so nice to receive gifts, but nopawdy but her took us on to raise. So, ifin ya wanna send a surpurrise gift every once in a while, these are purrect. You didn’t sign up fur a life long commitment with the Chewy Goody Box. And just look’it all the goody’s in the box.
Hey Raena, did you know the box itself can also be turned into a litterbox scoop holder? Sure can. Mommy read the little booklet what came with it and there’s instructions fur makin’ a scooper holder. Me fur sure gives the Chewy Goody Boxes 4 paws up.
Me too, sissy. Me too!!! mommy gave ‘em 2 thumbs up cuz there’s no commitment. She might not ever have $20.00 to spare, but ifin she did, she could get us a Goody box without worryin’ ‘bout the next month or the next. We were so x’cited ‘bout the Goody boxes that we asked ifin we could give one away. And ya’ know what? Chewy said, YES!!!
Me is soooooooo x’cited to be hostin’ this give away on me’s birthday. And it’s open fur all U.S. resdients, kitty and woofy alike. The winner will get to choose which box they would like to receive. Just click the Enter Here foto below fur your chance to receive your very own Chewy Goody Box.
Hey sissy, we should remind everypawdy there’s still time to get in on our other give away too. Just click here fur that one.
OMC Fank you Chewy fur me’s Birthday Box. Me luvs everythin’!!!
Even the Happy Birthday playing Cake!!!
Fanks Raena. Me would also like to fank Chewy fur me’s Birthda Box. Ya’ll sure know how to make a kitty purr. Me also got some birthday cards that me will be showin’ ya’ll Furiday. Fur those of ya’ new to our bloggy, furst of all, Welcome. You’re only a visitor once; then you’re family. We celebrate Birthday’s all month long, so this is me’s month. That’s right, it’s all ‘bout me all month long.
Uh, sissy? I’s think it’s all ‘bout us all the time. So, what’s new?
PeeShaw Raena. It’s me’s Birthday. Whatever me meows is the way it is.
Just let it be Raena. You’re both right. Do ya’ll want some of those yummy treats from the Goody Box now?
You bet’cha. (Dezi and Raena run to the cat tree for treats)
See ya’ll later.
Till the next time……………………………………Be Blest!!!
Dezi: Vibrant Blue
Raena: Navy Blue
Mommy A: Black
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Deztinee and RaenaBelle