h a l f b a k e r y
Outside the bag the box came in.
add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random
news, help, about, links, report a problem
or get an account
Please log in.
Before you can vote, you need to register.
Please log in or create an account.
Pet Food Sampler Pack
To help ascertain their favourite flavours provide a small sample ofeach all at once.
We have a cat and a dog who are each fed dry food
pellets. They seem happy and healthy enough with this
diet and the occasional treat. When I do the pet food
shopping I tend to stick to the same brand but vary the
flavours for a bit of variety. It occurred to me that I really
have no idea
as to the individual pets preferences. I
mean does the dog favour Beef over Chicken? Is the cat
quietly disappointed when I dont come home with Ocean
Catch? I mean they eat the stuff in a bowl but its not like
they have a choice.
Im certainly not going to buy 4 X Five Kilo sacks of each
variety to let the little darlings sniff-n-choose the ones
which they find most appealing so its time for the
manufacturers to provide a single package containing, say
100 grams, of each flavour made so the pets can
communicate their preferences by the prder in which they
eat them. This will make the animals lives better, reduce
doubt in the mind of the shopper and engender brand
||//by the order in which they eat them// - how do you know if your cat is thinking "I'm going straight for that one because it's my favourite!", or "Ooh, I'm going to save that yummy flavour for last!"?
Also, are pets not allowed to change their minds from day to day ("Today I rather fancy those crunchy tuna-flavoured pellets...")?
||I love the idea - I often wonder the same thing
when buying catfood for our cat.
||His usual scheme is to yowl demandingly until I put
the food in front of him, take one sniff, and walk
out. I suspect he just enjoys the performance.
||Damn human, keeps getting me food that tastes like wallboard - I'll show him! <pees in laundry>
Ooooh, my human got me exactly what I want! I'm marking him as mine forever! <pees in laundry>
||Good idea on an anthropomorphic tasting level. Still doesn't quite have the life stimulating hunt, I imagine most predators seek.