Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Why empty one bowl first?

Yesterday's breakfast, Angel's bowl is up top
Angel and Chuck finish off one food bowl before the second bowl.  The first-empty bowl is Angel's, and it's the one that I mix in her special holistic vitamins.  Chuck starts on his bowl, then walks off as Angel keeps eating from hers.  After awhile, the two cats alternate eating...one at a time...until that first bowl is clean.

Slowly, the second bowl is consumed afterward.

Why do they do that?

Are the vitamins such a tasty add-on, that it makes Angel's bowl more enticing?  Let's experiment!

This morning, I added vitamins to both bowls...and voila!  Chuck ate at his bowl, and Angel at hers. By the time I left for work, both bowls had a few mouthfuls left, but they were mostly equally eaten.

I really thought that I was being so SNEAKY when I mixed in the vitamin powder, but obviously I was about as subtle as a freight train.  I have already gotten the okay from Dr. Sheppard for Chuck to ingest Angel's vitamins; I am sure I'll get a fist-full of Chuck's own vitamins when we go in early April.

Today's breaky...sounds like "nom nom nom!"

10 comments:

  1. They're obviously helping in the dishwashing process by getting one clean for you to wash! I think this is very considerate.

    Here we just have the little piglet Izzy to speed-clean our bowls, but if we walk away, he just vacuums and we get no second chance.

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  2. That's a fun experiment! Those vitamines must be very yummy :-)

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  3. Those nom nom noms are music to my ears! That's great that the vitamins apparently add a good taste and that they're ok for both cats.

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  4. It's good that they like them so much.

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  5. Clever, clever kitties. As if there were ever anything else!

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  6. We'd like to know what those vitamins are!

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  7. I guess those vitamins are tasty. That was a good experiment.

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  8. That mystery was easily solved. Those vitamins must taste great.

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  9. angel & chuck....total lee awesum job on keepin yur peepulz fooled !!!!! high paws ♥♥♥

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