A feast too fancy???

Life is full of surprises. I think I’ll just leave it with that teaser for today’s review of Tiki Cat after Dark Chicken and Quail Egg. What did the human think: With no expectations, I opened the can was totally intrigued. A brothy mix of chicken pieces and parts (heart, liver, gizzard). Way more broth…

Does asparagus make cat pee smell?

One of the biggest questions in science today is : does asparagus make cat pee smell? So in our attempt to win the Nobel Prize, we try Applaws Chicken Breast with Asparagus in Broth. Simple and straightforward chicken and asparagus What does the human think: Well… simply put it tastes like hospital food. I do…

G-day mate

Wandered into the wonderland that is Kriser's Natural Pet Store… imagine that first time you walked into a Whole Foods… it's like that, in a good way! Anyway, not sure which goody to start with… so let's go with with an honest to goodness star: Koha Wild Kangaroo Pate. What did the human think: I've…

Kitty meatballs: Freshpet

Today we boldly go into new frontiers: the refrigerator aisle and try Freshpet Vital Chicken & Beef.  What does the human think:  These fresh from the refrigerator little nuggets taste like a cross between a liver dumpling and meatball. They are little grainy. Overall, these taste like the classic German dish: leberknodel. I like these…

Nothing like early Thanksgiving! 

Months from Thanksgiving the craving starts to set in… turkey, stuffing, gravy, gluttony… Interesting enough Proximo has the same cravings, but he likes a side of spiders instead of cranberry. Today’s review is Merrick Thanksgiving Day Dinner.  What does the human think:  Opening the can you get a smell of Thanksgiving leftovers– warmish meaty starch….

Proximo’s Weekend Words of Wisdom

Proximo has been busy eating cicadas and moths the past few months and feels bad he hasn’t updated his blog. But he thought his return should be with some profound words (or word) of wisdom!

Battle of Wellington 

The Battle of Wellington is a surprising taste skirmish. It pits Merrick’s Beef Wellington vs Fredric Maryland’s Hooch and Banter beef Wellington minis.  First, let’s start with the human version. Hooch and Banter’s minis are delicious. The puff pastry is crisp and the flavors pop. If I had one criticism, it would be the filet…

Human Food Friday: JOTT

Taste testing cat food isn’t for everyone.  Not sure why.  But that is a conversation for another day.  Our new section profiles a spot for humans to get away and enjoy some vitals.  Today’s review is Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern (Herndon VA).   Jimmy’s is a must visit in the DMV (DC-Maryland-Virginia). Can’t really go…

Kitty Sülze

The world of cat food is ever surprising… Today we take a look at a German classic–Sülze (but for cats). Applaws Layers Chicken with Lamb in Aspic.  Headcheese is the head/ stomach turning name in the States.  So headcheese for kitties, let’s party!!   What does the human think:  It’s pretty dense. Probably because of the…