Do you ever think about how our pets are just wild animals that we trap for their entire lives within the confines of some urban box we call an apartment?
Savage Cat Food is on a mission to treat your sweet little angel like the ferocious hunter it was born to be. They create products that are considerate to your cat’s needs as opposed to what their owner deems acceptable.
Cat food today is marketed to the health conscious human. Advertisements including “açaí berry” and “sweet potatoes” sound healthy to us but leave our carnivorous cats with little nutrition. The lack of moisture and nutrients in many name brand cat foods can take a toll on your cat’s digestive system and can lead to a number of health problems, such as serious urinary or bladder stones.
I’m an animal rights protecting, no fur buying, prissy little city girl if there ever was one and I’m going to be honest with you; I nearly passed her booth without stopping the first time I saw their incredible display of rabbit ear treats and raccoon tail toys because I’m not usually into products that aren’t animal friendly.
But something pulled me towards her booth that day and we got to chatting about Loki and she mentioned that cats are inherently animals and not around for the sole purpose of cuddling and cheering us up, which, I should tell you, nearly broke my heart.
Upon inspecting the display, I learned that their sustainably sourced Savage Cat Toys are designed to get your cat in motion and that the scents retained on the ends of each toy help to engage your cat’s natural instincts.
The idea of helping Loki tap into his roots completely sold me, and in the hopes that I could convince my bratty little claw monster to continue loving me even though I keep him trapped in my tiny San Diego apartment with nothing to hunt and no one to play with, I purchased a rabbit ear treat and a raccoon tail on a string.
Suffice it to say, Loki LOVED his new toys. I would actually venture to say he may have loved them a little too much. He played with the raccoon tail way longer than I have ever seen him play with anything in one sitting. He snuggles up to that thing like it’s his creepy best friend and he love love loves it.
The rabbit ear didn’t last long either. As soon as we gifted it to him, he immediately hid it in the depths of the closet, only to bring it out and gnaw on it in the middle of the night when he would not be disturbed. One morning I woke up to a simple but disgusting tuft of fur at the edge of my bed and I knew that the poor little rabbit ear had not made it through the night.
Although I definitely passed some harsh judgement at the farmers market, I’m glad I purchased from Savage Cat Food. It was certainly a purchase that I made way outside of my comfort zone, but I did it for my own little savage cat, and he continues to love every second he gets with his toys. I will be purchasing from them again, and I hope that if you can get past the idea of it all, you’ll consider purchasing from them as well.