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Why Do Cat Food and Dog Food Exist?

Discussion in 'Konoha Country Club' started by DemonDragonJ, May 13, 2018.

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  1. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    Cats and dogs are both carnivores, meaning that their natural diet is meat, so I find it to be very weird that humans have invented specialized food for them, rather than feeding them meat that they themselves would not eat.

    What does everyone else say about this? Why did people invent cat food and dog food, rather than simply feeding cats and dogs raw meat?
     
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  2. Mider T VM Rapist

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    Animal food has been specially synthesized to deliver the max amount of nutrients with the least net loss of energy to pets. Consuming raw meat like big cats and wolves did results in large amounts of energy loss.

    Also it's cleaner.
     
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  3. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    That is actually a positive trait, not a negative one, because excessive nutrients can lead to obesity, and most household pets do not get sufficient exercise to burn off the energy from their food.
     
  4. Atlantic Storm Booze Intermission Advisor

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    No, it's a negative one.
     
  5. Mider T VM Rapist

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    Um, none of this is true.
     
  6. Island In the Sun

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    Nutrients do not lead to obesity. Calories do.
     
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  7. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    That is what I intended to say; I simply forgot to use the proper word.
     
  8. Atlantic Storm Booze Intermission Advisor

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    Then you would still be wrong. Mider T said animal food is nutrient dense, not calorie dense.
     
  9. RemChu † Bang Bang †

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    Yo, did you really make this topic?
     
  10. Keishin Well-Known Member

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    To buy something for the pets. Do you have any idea how many additives there are in processed foods? Humans are fed a shit ton of stuff that's destructive to our general well-being. A sausage that's 5% meat? Everything contains e621 to make junk taste better? Sour/cheese/etc. Chips, weanies, grill sauces and all sorts of meats and processed food contain majority of trash that everyone should avoid but don't.

    If you want to eat processed food it's better to look at the prices as well. The cheaper it is - chances are it's something you'd not want to put into your mouth.
     
  11. HisokaRollin Sougo, my boy

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    Its not true, I dont know about cats but you cant have all meat diet for dogs because its confirmed that their livers would be completely wasted in short amount of time. Dogs need more balance diet and also it would be too troublesome and expensive to buy only meat for whatever pet you would have.
     
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  12. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    I make an effort to eat organic food whenever possible; I am very serious about my health, so I ensure that everything that I eat is healthy and free of artificial growth hormones, and I allow myself to have sweet food or other snacks only on rare occasions.
     
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    This is the first DDJ thread that has triggered me.
     
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  14. baconbits Super Moderator

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    Is this your first DDJ thread?
     
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    No, just the first one that found the hate trigger in me. All others that I have actually seen were funny. He is also funny on people's profile. Not funny here in particular.
     
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  17. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    Why did this thread trigger you? Why are you so bothered by something so minor?
     
  18. Island In the Sun

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    Your callousness toward animals can be off-putting.
     
  19. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    This, again? Why do some people have so much compassion for non-human animals? I do not have the, but, I will admit that, at times, the level of compassion that some people display toward non-humans is almost as difficult to comprehend as the level of cruelty that some people display toward each other (such as the behavior of the Nazis toward anyone who was not one of them).
     
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  20. Island In the Sun

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    Did you just... compare liking animals to being a Nazi?
     
  21. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    Of course not; I simply said that I find both behaviors difficult to comprehend.
     
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    animals are sentient creatures and, thus, still deserving of compassion. the fact that they aren't as intelligent as humans doesn't make them any less entitled to kindness, unless you adopt a very utilitarian or egoist view on the subject, and neither of these views are particularly endearing to people
     
  23. Island In the Sun

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    That was rhetorical.

    You absolutely made that comparison. Your exact words were that understanding some people's compassion toward animals was as difficult as understanding the cruelty of Nazis toward their victims.

    This is entirely a you problem.

    Many people here have explained why they like animals and the benefits that animals offer people. Your blatant refusal to listen to them falls entirely on you.

    Don't give us this "This again?" bullshit. People are going to continue calling out your callousness as long as you continue to show it.
     
  24. Ashi Ka-Ka!

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    Yeah you know animals have feelings and lives too right?


    Just cause they not be quite as savvy as human beings doesn’t mean they’re inferior life forms or however you keep putting it
     
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  25. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    If I ever have children, I will instill in them the belief that we humans are the greatest animals in the world, and that we can do to non-human animals whatever we wish to do to them. I must emphasize that I will not encourage them to display senseless violence or cruelty toward non-humans (the operative word there being "senseless"), but I will not encourage them to display compassion to such creatures, either. Do not worry, because I will definitely encourage them to display compassion toward other humans.

    I am not callous toward fellow humans, so, surely, that outweighs my callousness toward non-humans?

    I do not have an unlimited supply of compassion to display for other life forms, so I reserve what I do have for members of my own species, and, even then, for those who are emotionally close to me; I am not being cruel, I am merely being practical.
     
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  26. Island In the Sun

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    It doesn't.
     
  27. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    Why not? Are you saying that I must be a "friend to all living things?"
     
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    i'm not going to tell you how to raise your hypothetical child, but this seems like a good way to get your son or daughter ostracized
     
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  29. DemonDragonJ Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

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    How is that the case? Did you not read the sentence where I said that I would encourage them to show compassion to others?
     
  30. Island In the Sun

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    Don't put words in my mouth.

    You asked me if your kindness toward people outweighs your callousness toward animals. The answer is no. If you microwave a gerbil, people aren't going to care how much you donate to the poor.

    Or in your case, your willingness to eat your girlfriend's dead dog and belief that animals only deserve scraps do not outweigh any alleged compassion you show toward people.
     
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