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Eating bird seeds to save money
edited 5 December 2022 at 1:26PM in Old style MoneySaving
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the other alternative is that animal food is only allowed to be sold if it meets the standards for human consumption, which would push the price of animal food sky high.
Although a bag of lentils from Tesco at 1:35 would probably cover a lot more meals. Same price at Waitrose for the elite amongst us.
Health is wealth.
I though of that last night but did not want to be jumped on a few that follow me around.
Someone at work had a client that often after a tin of dog food because the "liked the taste." - this was years ago
but looking at some of the adverts, especially the more expensive ones, they look ok but I guess not really made for the humans.
This post is one of the best for being 'short and sweet.' Very effective comments in 3 words.
Health is wealth, indeed.
I don't dispute that there are a lot of people who are struggling, but it's not ok to say you are one of them when you've got 50K worth of premium bonds, possibly other savings and are heading off abroad.
That's offensive to people who really are on the breadline.
I recall watching a "How do they do it" tv serial-type show that were at a pet food factory in the usa I think. They were putting in fish waste that was deemed not suitable for humans. However, as we all know in poorer countries some people eat alomst everything bar the bones.
Some people do treat their dog/cat better than their family/friends. If we had a dog, I'd try to ensure that the doggy got decent food. Someone we know that lives next door to my parents cooks for their dog at times ie the same food they are having minus the odd bit and they say the dog loves it. They ad a few tablets/vitamins to it I think.