it may have been the buffalo was too rich to start her off with. The recommendation is bone in chicken breast to begin with. You shouldn't give weight bearing bones of large mamals either because they can be too hard and actually do more damage than good to the teeth. The only part of beef bone I feed is oxtail and ribs, anything bigger is too big. Whole chickens, whole rabbit, whole sardines, trout, herring, pork shoulder and beef heart and tongue is the basic menu i use with some liver and kidney added occasionally. His favourite recreational chew is a pigs head although we will cut the cheeks off to feed at another time as they are each a meal in themselves. £12 worth of mixed meat lasts a whole week to ten days. £12 worth of kibble would only last 4 days!!!
Unfortunately I haven't yet managed to get my cats to eat a completely raw diet as they won't eat enough variety to make it a balanced diet so they do end up with kibble every now and again, but I use the best I can afford and grain free where possible but it doesn't seem so easy to come by in the UK. I'll keep trying with them though.
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