2006: Yeah, I just dump out a bunch of cat food in this dish, and Max eats alongside them. It works out well for everyone.
(time passes, acquires a puppy)
You dogs will eat the dry food we buy you. That is the rule. No-drama mealtime.
Okay, let’s try this dry food. It’s supposed to be grain-free and that’s better for you.
A little bit of green beans to supplement the food is good for weight loss.
WHY HAVE YOU BOTH STOPPED EATING GREEN BEANS?
Okay, let’s put a little dollop of wet food in with the dry food. But just until you feel better.
*wet food becomes a recurring order on Amazon.com*
2016: They each get a certain amount of dry food, plus a spoonful of the wet food stirred around in the dry food. Make sure you sing “who’s hungries?” while you stir. Don’t forget to say “BONE Appetit!” as you put the food bowls down in front of them – it’s a cute pun and they like it. And give Max’s bowl a little shake as you put it down so he can find it.