WAFFLES: Check it out, Boss. I have arrived.
KATIE: I was sort of hoping for different kind of Freshpet® actually.
WAFFLES: What? I can be fresh.
KATIE: Yeah, that's what scares me.
A Special Freshpet® Select Dinner Date
WAFFLES: So the Boss and I are having a dinner date tonight. Glogirly says I have to treat her like a lady. You know, let her order anything she wants. Be romantic and stuff. Not lock her in the powder room.
The nice people at Freshpet sent me everything I need for our dinner date. They have these new food cups I think the Boss is really going to like.
KATIE: Waffles, you're eating off my plate again. Don't you know anything about date etiquette?
WAFFLES: I'm just trying to be romantic and stuff.
KATIE: Well go be romantic with your own plate.
Recently we had a chance to taste test Freshpet Select. We're always on the lookout for food we think our friends and readers might be interested in, so of course we told them to bring it on!
You may have seen the Freshpet refrigerator in your local market or even at some of the big box superstores. We did a quick store locate on their website and found 25 spots within just a 10 mile radius of our Minneapolis townhouse that carry it. They shipped ours to us in a nifty zippered cooler inside an even niftier box. ...hence today's lead photo.
We received an assortment of their new resealable food cups as well as a slice-and-serve pate loaf.
This is the Chicken and Pumpkin Recipe, with small morsels served in a light gravy. Glogirly wanted to add a fresh herb garnish for the photo, but that probably would have been a little too over the top.
Though dinnertime is often heated here, what with all the pre-meal wrestling sessions, Katie and Waffles called a truce and actually shared a plate. Or rather, raced to see who could finish faster. Looks like the chicken and pumpkin was a hit.
The Chicken and Beef Recipe Pate Roll is super easy to slice and serve. The package comes pre marked so you know just how much to slice for a serving. Once sliced, the wrapper slides right off.
Waffles was particularly enamored with the pate slice. So much so that moments after this photo was taken, he launched into the whole piece, grabbed it and ran. Apparently he wasn't in the mood for sharing.
...So What's the Verdict?
TASTEKatie and Waffles can be pretty finicky when it comes to new food. And Katie has special dietary needs due to her IBD. Despite all that, they both loved the food and gobbled it up.
We enjoy trying out different foods like these and using the ones Katie & Waffles like as special treats. As you can probably guess, we take a lot of photos here and having a small plate of something tasty can be a photographer's best friend.
The convenient packaging makes it easy to serve and to reseal if necessary. Because the food is refrigerated, it's important to be aware of expiration dates. Each of the cups we received had a July/2016 sell-by date. They probably won't last a week around here, but we bring it up because it's different than the usual canned food you may have in your cupboards.
The Chicken and Pumpkin and the Chicken and Beef individual cup recipes do contain whitefish. Though we don't suffer from any food allergies that we're aware of, some cats have sensitivities to fish and would therefore not be able to eat any of the cup recipes.
The Chicken and Beef pate loaf contains carrageenan, which can also be problematic for cats with allergies or sensitivities. It's a very common ingredient that's most often used for thickening and gelling. Many foods contain it, even human foods. But we feel it's important to point this out in case it's something you are trying to avoid.
Three lucky GLOGIRLY readers will receive a Freshpet Select Gift Pack including,
- New Cat Cup Recipes 2 of each recipe (6 total)
- Sampling of Freshpet’s Cat Offerings
- Freshpet Select Chicken & Beef Cat Roll
- Freshpet Select Tender Chicken & Beef Roasted Meals
- Freshpet Select Tender Chicken Roasted Meals
- Freshpet Vital Chicken, Ocean Whitefish & Egg Complete Meals
- Freshpet bandana, apron, cooler tote and t-shirt
Just enter via Rafflecopter below. Though prizes only ship to US addresses, readers worldwide are invited to enter. Should any winner reside outside the US, they may gift their prize to a US friend or shelter. Good luck, everyone! And thank you for entering.
This blog post is sponsored by Freshpet®. We are being compensated for creating and featuring this content. Regardless of the payment received, we only feature products and services on GLOGIRLY that we use or feel our readers would enjoy using. All sponsored posts on GLOGIRLY will always reflect our honest and unbiased opinions.
Always hoping to find a fresh food both of my cats will like! Would love to try these. Waffles appears to be enjoying them immensely!ReplyDelete
We've really learned that better food does make for healthier cats. We would love to be able to give them something like Freshpet.ReplyDelete
That looks yummy! I got hungry just reading the blog post! Also, Binga wants the box. Even though she's fresh in all the wrong ways.ReplyDelete
I'm looking at some different feeding options for the Farm cats as Sherpa has been giving me challenges lately. I've got Wellness coming in on my next Chewy. If that doesn't work maybe I'll look to this.ReplyDelete
My two are super finicky. I have been curious about Freshpet. Thanks for the giveaway.ReplyDelete
Their website shows my Safeway and Lucky's sell their products.ReplyDelete
We would love to find fresh food like this around us ! Good luck to our US friends, that food looks yummy ! PurrsReplyDelete
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The food cup meals look so delicious. My dogs have tried Freshpet and love it :) Now I am going to have to pick some up for the cats.
Whew, looks like a peacefully shared dinner. The food sounds delicious, we have pate and 'stew' style lovers here. We're definitely going to have to do the search for it because I haven't seen it, but I also don't check the refrigerator at the pet store because it's on the dog side so I assumed it was all dog. (Happy belated Birthday!) Raine buzzyngabe at yahoo dot comReplyDelete
If this could get my Very Finicky black girl to eat, I'd probably keel over from shock. She's so incredibly picky.ReplyDelete
Wow! It looks delicious! We've seen Freshpet in the store too. Since Katie and Waffles approve, we'll have to check it out!ReplyDelete
All 5 of my cats would love to try this!ReplyDelete
We have seen FreshPet in the stores. In the big box stores, it's always in the dog section. :( Glad to know they have cat food, too.ReplyDelete
It looks like it really must be yummy from how you two attacked it! Would love to try it: I am sick of what my humans have been giving me for so long. We didn't know about FreshPet so your post and giveaway have taught us something important.ReplyDelete
We would love to try this. Thanks for the chance.ReplyDelete
That looks delicious! We know it has to be good if Waffles and Katie shared a plate!!ReplyDelete
The Florida Furkids
I have 3 finicky felines at home. I've tried lots of other foods, this may do the trick!ReplyDelete
The mom has seen FreshPet in the store but she was unsure if it was any good. She's definitely gonna buy some to see if we like it. Did the fact that it was cold affect whether Waffles or Katie liked it? Some cats don't like eating cold food.ReplyDelete
The kittens WOULD LOVE to try that, especially the chicken and pumpkin. We are still MOL at Waffles stealing the entire pate slice, that sounds like something Yang would do.ReplyDelete
Wow! This is so awesome. Food, cooler, and a gift box. What a deal. That loaf looks yummy. Good question above, can the food be warmed-up? Great post today. Love the pics. Happy Furiday everyone! PurrsReplyDelete
I would love to try this. With 5 always seeming to change their taste of what they like new foods are always a welcome change.ReplyDelete
After losing our senior Maine Coon, Koneko, last month, we're being especially attentive of our other two cats - Moko and Arata. I want to keep them healthy and happy, including finding the best food for them. I have a feeling they'd love to win this giveaway and have a chance to try this food.ReplyDelete
mom has seen this in coolers in pet stores but we've never tried it.ReplyDelete
That was a pretty nice date guys, and Waffles seemed to be on good behavior. What more can a girlcat ask for? The food sounds good. M says we can enter.ReplyDelete
That looks like very tasty food! Dragonheart has a very finicky stomach - we wonder if he would like this food!ReplyDelete
Oh this looks good!ReplyDelete
Jo, Missy, Ellie, Patience, Sarah, and Madeleine are very eager to try this new food.ReplyDelete
Charlie and Lucy would love to try this!ReplyDelete
That stuff looks awesomeReplyDelete
Lily & Edward
Wow, you two seem to love that stuff. Did Waffles get to keep the whole pate slice?ReplyDelete
He sure did! Nothing was going to come between him and his pate!Delete
I can't believe you're sharing a plate! So is this packaged RAW food? TW says she thinks I'd like the stews, especially with the pumpkin, but she's still squimish about raw especially since I'm a biter.ReplyDelete
Katie & Waffles must have been blinded by all the excitement of new food. ; )Delete
We checked with Freshpet and they do have a couple of raw food choices for dogs, but none for cats. The Freshpet Select that we tried out was fully cooked.
I may have seen this in stores, but not all of the variety or the rolls.ReplyDelete
We think you both loved the romantic dinner!ReplyDelete
We haven't tried the fresh pet food but would sure like to. Looks yummy.ReplyDelete
Can't wait to look for this in the store - I think Ana will love it! Maybe. Ok, it took her a few years to even like treats. Still I do think she would enjoy this.ReplyDelete
I tried some of this a little over a year ago. It wasn't like these the Waffles and Katie are eating.ReplyDelete
I haven't gotten them since because all four of my cats refused them.
I might have better luck with those awesome cups!
Dat is so cool. Our Walmart only carries da little bags fur kitties. Sis Lexi used to eat this food, and mommy wuld luv it ifin me wuld so we sure purreciate da chance to give it a try. You both look adowable. Glad you liked your new noms.ReplyDelete
I think my cat would love to try this food!ReplyDelete
The food looks delicious!! It must be good stuff if Katie is willing to eat off the same plate as Waffles. :)ReplyDelete
I've been wanting to try theseReplyDelete
That looks wonderful! Did you get to play in the box?!?!ReplyDelete
Seeing the way Katie and Waffles went at it I'm betting my 6 would love it too!!!ReplyDelete
We have a US buddy who would LOVE this!!ReplyDelete
Your post made us laugh, thank you.
That stuff looks interesting, dunno if my cats would like it though.ReplyDelete
Those look like yummy treats!ReplyDelete
Have a wonderful weekend...
Noodle and crew
That looks like a nice and healthy food. Great giveaway.ReplyDelete
Always wondered what that pate looked like. Oh how we wish you'd captured video of that grab-n-dash!!ReplyDelete
It must be good if you two are eating out of the same plate! YUM!ReplyDelete
I've seen their products at a few smaller, local pet shops near us too - have to try some of the flavors!ReplyDelete
I've been wondering about this brand. I seem to see only dog food in my area, so I'm going to have to look harder for the cat foods!ReplyDelete
These look good. My kitties have decided to be finicky lately. But they love gravy!ReplyDelete
I can't wait to give some to my kitties to try!ReplyDelete
Nice job on the review- we're sold. But then we haven't encountered much we won't eat. Including some things we really really shouldn't have eaten...ReplyDelete
Mickey Mouser and Rufus the Red
I'd like to try this brand for my boys. They're older and have vomiting issues.ReplyDelete
Where can we order Waffles in a box?ReplyDelete
My cat would be happy, thanks for the chance.ReplyDelete
Yummy! We hope we win!!ReplyDelete
We LOVE Freshpet here, especially the Freshpet Select Chicken & Beef Cat Roll that's a treat for the household once a week. Feeding seven to ten cats at a time including my fosters it's more affordable than the other varieties of Freshpet, and costs about as much as premium grain-free canned, though the other varieties are gobbled up at the same rate. I've used and recommended this food for rescues who need extra nutrition and who develop digestive issues from canned or dry food.ReplyDelete
This sounds really tasty. Thunder is quite picky, but I bet he will like this.ReplyDelete
Always nice to try new foods and see what the girls think...ReplyDelete
My cats love everything food , toys treats so they would love to winReplyDelete
I admit I have been curious about Freshpet, especially with two kitties that have IBD issues!ReplyDelete
I'm not a vet or nutritionist, but I've done a lot of research and trial & error finding the best diet for Katie, who has IBD. In my opinion, the best diet for a cat with IBD is a whole food diet. Preferably raw, but cooked is good too. That's what Katie eats everyday. We give her things like Freshpet as special treats. If you'd like more info, please just send me an email. You'll find my email address by clicking CONTACT at the top of the page.
Our cat would love this, this would really spoil her for sure.ReplyDelete
Our cat would love this, this would really spoil her for sure.ReplyDelete
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