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FDA Lawsuit & Petition to Sign: Protecting the Right to Buy & Feed Unprocessed Foods (for pets)

If you’re wondering about what’s the deal on Answers Pet Food suing the FDA — here is a nice article with a clear review of the situation. In it you will learn about the position/perspectives from each side so you can better understand the case.

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!! new blog series !! “SFRAW Founder Notes” No. 1: Feeding Raw Meaty Bones

I have nearly 30 years of experience in Raw Feeding, and have learned a lot from the hundreds of dog and cats that I have supported and known as the Founder/Owner of SFRAW since 2003. Let me share my personal experiences on feeding raw meaty bones with you right here in one place! The information provided is based entirely on my observations and opinions made after learning a lot about feeding bones – I hope it helps you when making these choices for your own animals.

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Q&A: Aging cat with dementia & use of Essential Oils on/around cats

Q: We have our 15-year-old cat that is beginning to show several signs of anxiety or dementia. Our vet wants to give her Xanax, to which we are opposed.  I would like to try defusing essential oils through the house to see if it works.  Does anyone know of a practitioner that could help us with what to use that might be specific for what is going on my girl?  Thank you. Carrie A: Hi Carrie, I am so sorry to hear about your middle-aged kitty experiencing dementia and anxiety. I hope I can provide some suggestions that may provide some relief to her and to your household/family! I am so glad you asked about the use of essential oils with your cat. Because of the dire and very serious consequences that can occur in cats exposed to essential oils, my position is that they are never safe to use — even diffused, even the therapeutic grade, even EOs lower

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Yahoo Group File: New To Raw Resources (last updated 4/2007)

(2010 updates) The sfraw.com website provides basic information on feeding raw diets at the following links: SFRAW’s Diet + Feeding Philosophy Home-Prepared Diets Done Wrong: Potential Risks Home-Prepared Diets Done Right – Kudos! Free Canine Recipes + Meal Plans (SFRAW Approved) Free Feline Recipes + Meal Plans (SFRAW Approved) SFRAW’s Professional Animal Nutrition Consultation Referral List NEW as of 2013: Schedule a Nutritional Consultation with SFRAW’s Founder, Kasie Maxwell here. SFRAW’s Aspects of a Healthy Pet Lifestyle    (below is the original content complied & posted for SFRAW members 4/2007) If you are new to feeding a raw diet…   SFRAW is a buying group and email list for people who are looking for sources of high quality foods for their animal companions in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Our group is not specifically designed to answer questions regarding health and diet, but if you have questions regarding the mechanics of feeding raw, it is okay to post to the list.

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