Thankful Thursday: You can teach an old chef new tricks


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Yes, I do look content, and yes, we do love our Fancy Feast, and yes, we all get bored sometimes.  Me, I tend to like the Fancy Feast Classic Chicken although I do like the Fancy Feast Turkey & Giblets too.  But every once in a while I just get a little bored. When I get bored I either don’t eat quite as much or I sometimes turn up my nose and walk away.  Okay, the walk away thing doesn’t happen all that often, but it does happen.

Well, not all that long ago we finally got to try some freeze dried chicken treats.  We’ve heard about the freeze dried stuff for a while, but we just never got to try them.  Now, the freeze dried chicken is my favorite treat, and since it only has one ingredient, chicken, Dad says it is pretty healthy for us.  Treat time happens hear right after our nightly playtime activities and I do look forward to that chicken stuff.

Bored.  I got bored again with the regular mealtime menu so our Chef Dad decided to show me something a little bit different.  Dad crumbled a small bit of the freeze dried chicken and mixed it in with my Fancy Feast Chicken entree.  At first I gave him a look and then I took a closer look.  I sniffed, I recognized, I tasted, I ate and I thanked the Chef.  That was just the little extra yum I needed and it was darn good.

So, today I am thankful for an old Chef learning new tricks and that he was able to think outside of the pouch.  Sometimes it’s the little things that yield great big smiles. Thanks Dad!

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47 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday: You can teach an old chef new tricks

  1. Lil Bear

    yummm freeze dried chicken treets sound yummy… me likes fancy feast kitten turkey and anyfing dat tastes like chicken!! maybe mom mite add sum chicken to my kitten foods… yummm. Purrz and meowz, Lil Bear.

    oh and thank you so much for saying all dats purrttee stuffs bout me… da Mom lady says to tell your dad ur welcome bout the package… cause real men loves cats… purrs frum moms lap…. Laura Belle

  2. Sammy

    Brilliant idea Chef Dad had! I like it when my Mom “thinks outside the box/pouch/can” and gives me something just a bit different in the foodable department. Nice to have a creative chef in the house huh?

    Hugs, Sammy

  3. Marg

    That is one great chef you have Brian in that Dad. What a good idea to mix those great treats in with your food. Those treats are very tasty. Hope all of you are staying warm as toast. Take care.

  4. Fuzzy Tales

    We’re impressed that your dad did this for you, Brian. You *do* have him trained well. Maybe we’d get more treats if we got bored with our food too!

  5. Katie Isabella

    well you know Brian, mommy spent all those green papers on some freeze dried chick-hen and I turned my velvet nose up at it. Refused to do more than sniff. Mom was so disappointed.

  6. Judy & C.A.T.S

    Your dad is pawsome, Brian! It’s so sweet of him to make you a special dinner so you don’t get bored. Love, Cali, Andy, Tater and Shelly (C.A.T.S)

  7. Oz the Terrier

    Brian, if you love the freeze-dried chicken treats, you should try some freeze-dried food mixed in with your Fancy Feast! I bet you would love it…and there are several flavors. I know that Primal makes a Turkey, a Chicken & Salmon and a Beef & Salmon for cats. Wonderful flavors, I think…and something to add some pizzazz to your current offerings.
    *Cairn cuddles*

  8. Madi and Mom

    Brian I am a FF girl. I love love Seafood Classics. Mom buys it in the 24 can pack.
    Truly I could eat all 24 at a time but someone is watching someone else’s weight.
    The nerve
    Hugs madi your bfff

  9. Annie

    Annie won’t eat FF turkey or chicken, but she’s not like you, Brian. She sniffs, walks away and meows her displeasure until what she deems as proper food is put in its place. You have a good chef to put those yummy, healthy treats in your food. Love “think outside the pouch.”

  10. Bev Green

    Brian your dad sounds like he iz very well trained! us girlz love FF specially the seafoods..but I can’t have it..i haz to have fresh meatz..I can’t even have kibble..not even special mumz always tryin to help me with makin mealz interesting…have a great day Brian 🙂 Purrs Dinnermintz xxx

  11. Flynn

    You are lucky to have such a good chef Brian. Mine keeps serving me food that I no longer like. She bought me some new food yesterday and told me it is very expensive. It looks like human food! For goodness sake, surely she doesn’t expect me to eat that!!

  12. Oui Oui

    Your chef is a lot more creative than our chef! Ours just opens the cans. We tried freeze dried treats, if you can call sniffing then walking away trying, but they didn’t appeal to us.

  13. Sherri-Ellen T-D

    Apawz Apawz to Chef Dad…he iz bery clever!!!!
    Me LUBZ da Fancy Feast too..Grilled Chickin, Grilled Turkey, Grilled Oceanfish n Tuna, Marinated Chicken (in gravy)…mmm n fer suppa me haz Seafood Pate or Chickin Pate or Turkey Pate….
    Me tried dem freeze dried Chickin butt me cuud not nom dem wif no teefiez….
    As lon gas dere is Fancy Feast me iz happy 😉
    Lub to ya Brian n all da Sisfurz n yer Dad n Mum too
    frum Nylablue xxxx

  14. Scylla,

    I wish I could teach my chef some new tricks. I bet Daddy does too. Usually when she tries something new it is awful. The humans are still complaining about the shrimp custard she tried out on them Friday. Thank Cat my food comes in a can and she doesn’t have a chance to destroy it. But it would be nice to have something new every once in awhile.

    Your girl,

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