Kitties *love* cat sticks. Some will even try to bite your hand off to get to them. My brother's cat would grab my hand (with claws - ouch!) and pull the hand holding the cat stick to her mouth. If you let them, they will carry off the entire thing and eat in two or three bites.
I think that part of the reason that cats love cat sticks so much is that they have a tougher texture than a lot of cat food - kind of like a dog's chew stick - so put up more resistance. A friend of mine has an elderly cat, and they use Tesco cat sticks to keep her teeth in good order.
You can also break them into pieces and give them to the cat a bit at a time. I used this to make a particularly lazy cat work for her treats - I would put a small piece on the top of her cat tree, and then put the next piece on a different level. She loved this game, and sometimes would sit next to the cat tree and look at it pointedly as a reminder that we hadn't played the game in a while.
If you let them though, cats would probably eat the whole pack of cats sticks at once - so you really do have to try and keep this as a treat. I recommend storing them in a cupboard that kitty can't open, because otherwise they *will* find them and make a mess trying to get into the packaging.
WHAT ARE THEY?
These are from Tesco and they are treats for cats.
HOW DO YOU USE THEM?
These treats are sticks and they come in packs of 10 but each stick is wrapped up on its own and you have only to rip apart the packet to get a stick out for your cat to eat. I have got 3 cats but I still use one stick at a time only and I break it into pieces so they get a small bit each, if I have got to unwrap another one that is ok but alot of the time just one stick is enough for them to have a taste.
WHAT I THINK
These snacks do not have a strong smell and I am glad for the because I have to handle them and I do not like my hands to smell of things like cat food. The flavour of them is turkey and lamb but I do not thing they smell like either of those meats and instead of that they have got only a cat food sort of smell.
My cats all like these very much and I like to feed them the treats after I have broken them into pieces because of the way they pat at them and get excited about having them to eat. They are small and thin only so are not a meal but a treat, I do not feed them to my cats every day.
It is no matter what I think because it is my cats that eat the treats and not me. They like them very much and I am happy to buy them because I think it must be very boring to have the diet of a cat when you do not get scraps like dogs and you eat only tins and dried feed so these treats are exciting for them.
These treats for cats cost £1.39 and I think that is value because there are 10 in a packet and they are good for making my cats diet more interesting for them.
5 Dooyoo Stars.
Anyone who regularly reads my reviews will know that I buy lots of everyday household things from Tesco as I live and work very near to a large Tesco Extra store. I own two cats now and I enjoy giving them treats and one of their favourite is Tesco's own brand stick treats - the turkey and lamb variety seems to be going down very well at the moment. I pay one pound and twenty nine pence for a pack of ten of these stick treats and they are each individually sealed in airtight strips to keep them fresh and moist. However, one stick is never enough for my two cats though I do feel slightly sorry for the older cat who never quite manages to finish her stick quickly enough and it invariably gets demolished by my other younger cat, which manages to eat is own stick with incredible speed. These stick treats come in a choice of different flavours though as i say, it's the turkey and lamb which i am buying in vast quantities at the moment. the sticks can either be given to your cat whole or you can snap bits off if you prefer. They smell rather horrible and look like dark brown nobbly twigs, measuring approximately seven inches long. They feel quite moist and fresh when you snap bits off and though they are not something I would want to sample myself, both of my cats obviously really enjoy them. they are intended as a treat, for every now and again,but it seems to me that my own cats would eat these treats all day long if i allowed them to. They are certainly good value for money and though I have also bought the branded variety of these cat sticks, my two don't seem to prefer the more expensive ones. I would definitely recommend these cat stick treats from Tesco - they are a nice treat for cats and don't cost a lot.
Tesco cat stick treats turkey and lamb
I tend to buy cat food when I do my online shopping, which is invariably at Tesco.
The cat treats come in three different "flavours": Chicken and liver, salmon and trout, turkey and lamb. Whilst I have never tasted them myself, I have bought all the types at various times and they all seem to look and smell the same and my cat doesn't seem to have any preference.
These are what they say they are, cat treats, and as such shouldn't be given too frequently in case said cat puts on too much weight and they are also not intended to be a complete cat food. I suppose its like us getting a bar of chocolate!
The cat treats come packaged in a strip of ten, with each treat being in its own individually wrapped air tight package. They are easy to separate since they have a perforated strip so that each treat can be neatly removed from the main strip. Once separated from the main strip there is a small nick at the side so that the packet can be opened without any scissors involved.
The treats themselves are long thin strips which contain only a small amount of meat- 4% each of turkey and lamb, so probably not especially nutritionally good. They are as expected brown in colour and thankfully don't have any really strong meaty smell to them.We tend to pull a stick out of the packet and break bits of the stick without taking it fully off the stick so that she can eat it from the hand not the floor. She does really enjoy them and will hit and bite at the loosened bit of the stick until she gets it in her mouth and then chew away.
These can be bought in store and also online at www.tesco.com and cost £1.29 for 10 sticks, so not overly expensive when they work out at around 13p each
I cant comment on the taste but they are certainly a favourite with our cat. We give a maximum of one a day but when we first moved house she tended to get them more frequently as a bit of a training process for coming back to the house. Probably why she would go out and return every five minutes or so! Weve got over that now.
They are well packaged and easy to get out of the pack and feed to cats.
Recommended as a cat treat
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