Kol’s Note: I am writing about the Freshpet #FridgeChallenge as a part of a promotional campaign and I am being compensated for my time and for sharing my experience. However, all opinions are 100% my own.
When Freshpet asked if I wanted to take part in their 7 Day Fridge Challenge, I was excited and all jazzed up…
Until I really got to thinking about it, then I was kind of terrified.Fresh foods are such an important part of our life here at Casa de Kolchak. Over the last week, I’ve been looking at what I eat every day and what I feed my dogs. I quickly realized that every single meal depended on having fresh, chilled food at my disposal. What the woof was I going to do?! Fresh foods are the cornerstone of our lives and going without them is super scary. Reading the posts from my fellow bloggers, Dr. Katy, DogSplendor and Keep the Tail Wagging did little to relieve my fears. This was going to be harder than I thought.
Fresh foods changed our lives at Casa de Kolchak.The Casa de Kolchak we write about today is not the same Casa de Kolchak from 6 years ago. When we first adopted Felix, the humans ate a lot of convenience foods. Prepacked pasta dinners, macaroni in a box, freezer pizza, deep fried chicken strips, reheated in the oven and other crap. Felix ate kibble – cheap, bad kibble. Think of the worst crap on the market – that’s the stuff. When he got treats, they weren’t any better. Filled with cheap corn, animal digest and “meat meal”. Like grody to the max. Felix had some pretty crazy allergies. Our vet switched him to one of those
Luckily, pets are exempted from this challenge.
So here we go…nervous, scared and anxious that I’ll be the first blogger to totally blow it and go on a “fridge bender” mid week.I’m going to try my best though, because I think the message is an important one though: pets benefit from eating fresh foods too. Even if a fully fresh diet isn’t realistic for your family, there are ways to add fresh, wholesome foods without breaking the bank. We hope to explore that a bit this week. Do you want to get in on the
Freshpet wants to know why you couldn’t live without your fridge and they have a fun mini-challenge every Monday. You could win a PetFresh Fridge and a year’s supply of pet food, gift cards to your favourite fresh food store or some cool mini challenge prizes.