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Cat food in a tube.

Cat food in a tube!
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Whenever I feed my cat, she always leaves some, and it gets dry and nasty and she won't eat it, and then I have to get some more out of the can, which has of course gotten dry and nasty, so I'm out 1 can of food and the cat is still hungry so heres my idea, cat food in a tube! Simply the food would be in a large tube, like a big toothpaste tube (wet food of course), and when the idiot, sorry cat, wants some food, I squrit out just enough to shut her up, sorry feed her, put the top back on and stick it in the fridge or wherever, no fuss no, no muss, just DON'T brush your teeth with this stuff!
Hirudinea, Jun 13 2009

feline_20food-o-matic read quarterbaker's annotation! [xenzag, Jun 13 2009]

another qarterbaker idea Ramen_20Spray_20Noodles
Can cat food spray be far behind? [Gamma48, Jun 13 2009]

Vita Gravy http://www.petguys.com/-000433911960.html
A few drops on dry cat food works wonders. [Amos Kito, Jun 14 2009]

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       I can see lots of food types in tubes like these, animal and human alike. The only problem would be the waste. You can never quite get all the toothpaste out of the tube. I'm sure that would annoy some people. If you made the caps large enough to put a small label on, you could have part of your fridge/cabinet setup in a honeycomb to hold them all.
gryphon327, Jun 14 2009
  

       Add a cat-activated lever pump to the tube...when the cat's hungry, it can push the pump. The difficulty of pumping can be set to limit overeating.
sninctown, Jun 14 2009
  

       What about a syringe? A cylindrical tube with a plunger wouldn't waste any, and it'd be refillable and maybe useable by the cat.
Your description reminds me of a time when i had headlice and was using a toothpaste-tube like dispenser of brown anti-louse shampoo, and my cat threw up. What came out of her mouth was rather similar to what came out of the tube.
nineteenthly, Jun 14 2009
  

       there's always the dried food that some cats actually prefer - just make sure there's always plenty of fresh water available as well. now that I'm merely one cat mad, I buy fluffy the individual packs which she polishes off in one go.
po, Jun 14 2009
  

       I thought the dried stuff was bad news for their kidneys, even with water.
nineteenthly, Jun 14 2009
  

       No cat ever suffered from a drop of the hard stuff.
xenzag, Jun 14 2009
  

       The tubes you get for silicon are pretty good, with the reusable trigger framework. I am actually happy when the bath has a leak and I can get the gun out and have a squirt, so I think it would make meal times more fun for the feeder.
marklar, Jun 14 2009
  

       How about dry cat food in pellet form, maybe about 5.56mm diameter ...... ?
8th of 7, Jun 15 2009
  

       "Fast food" for cats. In this case, fast = about 1000m/sec. Here, kitty, kitty ....
8th of 7, Jun 15 2009
  

       Tube cat food: Good idea. Syringe maybe a better iteration. But ibuprofen for cats is not a good idea - you can not dose them down like they were little people.
bungston, Jun 15 2009
  

       For some odd reason, the exclamation mark at the end of the sub-title makes me laugh.   

       Like; CAT FOOD IN A TUBE!!!!
HA, TAKE THAT YOU NAYSAYERS!
blissmiss, Jun 16 2009
  

       Put it in a caulk gun tube and I'll buy it.
nomocrow, Jun 17 2009
  

       hmm... wet cat food in an edible impermeable grape-sized shell, kitty ravioli.
FlyingToaster, Jun 23 2009
  

       // The tubes you get for silicon are pretty good, with the reusable trigger framework // AKA // a caulk gun tube //   

       Actually, you could do this by taking an empty tube and placing a pack of 'meat-paste-in-a-plastic- wrapper-fastened-at-the -ends-with-a-metal-clip' inside.
marklar, Jun 23 2009
  

       Hmmm ... what part of the cat do you poke the nozzle in, then ?
8th of 7, Jun 23 2009
  

       As a special add-on for the pampered kitty, catfood manufacturers could sell decorative piping tips for the tubes (similar to those used by pastry chefs to apply icing to cakes) so you can make the food look really special: write holiday greetings to your feline friend, make little foodie flowers, etc.
Yappa, Jun 23 2009
  

       ..... fill their horrible little pointy ears with it ......
8th of 7, Jun 23 2009
  

       there's a picture: a Vulcan kittycat... hmm, probably not much difference.
FlyingToaster, Jun 24 2009
  
      
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