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May 3, 2017 - Check out this list of commercially prepared freeze-dried or frozen raw cat foods if you are switching from traditional pet foods.
Freeze-dried and dehydrated foods have expanded from a highly specialized niche to a full-fledged category, positioned to uniquely challenge kibble, canned food and frozen raw diets, said Ward Johnson, co-owner and CEO of Minneapolis-based Sojos. And because of the incredible results pet owners see when feeding a raw diet to their pet, demand for these foods is increasing rapidly.
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Along with serving grain-free, organic and all natural foods to their cats and dogs, more Americans are dishing out raw food to their pets. In the past year, retail sales of raw freeze-dried dog and cat food jumped 64%, from $25 million to $40 million, and sales of raw frozen pet food jumped 32% from $52 million to $69 million, , a market research firm.As you should now be able to tell, the benefits of freeze-dried cat food greatly outweigh the drawbacks. Still, it is entirely your decision which type of cat food you choose for your cat. Before deciding if freeze-dried cat food is the best option for your cat you have a few more things to consider. For one thing, it may take some time for you to transition your cat onto a freeze-dried diet from traditional kibble. As you may already know, making sudden changes to your cat’s diet can cause digestive upset and some cats are pickier than others which may delay the process. It is recommended that you take at least one week to transition your cat onto freeze-dried cat food, mixing some of the new food in with the old food to give his digestive system time to adjust.Additionally, while fake raw pet products are cheaply spit out of the end of extruders and retorters at tons per hour, we (Wysong) must carefully deep freeze meats (less than -20° F) over extended time to kill potential parasites, spend years developing Wyscin™ natural preservatives to help make raw products safe from food-borne pathogens, create natural antioxidant to preserve fragile fatty acids (such as omega-3's), hand batch ingredients, install huge specially designed stainless steel machines to draw extremely high levels of vacuum to convert frozen products into shelf stable dry ones (at a rate of a few hundred pounds over several days, not tons per hour), tend these machines 24 hours a day, pay the high utility and maintenance bills to run large compressors and vacuum pumps, wait for days for a batch to be properly dried, and then hand package in oxygen - and light-barrier bags (see ). These products are then sold below their cost (see explanation below) just to give people an affordable option and to educate them on the value of true real food. After all this, when we then tell consumers this is a proper option for raw food feeding, they say something like, "Thanks but we're already feeding grain-free foods that are just like raw," referring to the above mentioned pretender products.Why would you consider serving your cat freeze-dried food? For one thing, your cat may be on a raw food diet. Raw cat food advocates have long sworn by the health benefits of feeding cats raw, especially with the fears brought about by the pet food recalls, especially the major one that occurred in 2007.