Pet Naturals of Vermont Calming Treats
This is what we bought. The active ingredients are:
Thiamine 31.25 mg
L-Theanine 10.56 mg
Colostrum Calming Complex 5.28 mg
There were 21 in the bag
Amazon has them for $5.02, and if you buy enough you can get super shipping. You can also do a monthly plan and save 15% and shipping. But if you look closely, they are as cheap as $2.69 + $2.25 shipping, which means you can save if you are buying multiple packs. There are also 3 packs for $6.95.
Pawalla.com may have a case of six 21 chew bags for $5.99. (I'd call first to make sure, but that is how it looks like it is written.)
Click where the red arrow is for pricing other than Amazon's
(biggify if necessary)
The amazing thing is, the calming treats for small dogs is exactly the same as the cat treats, only shaped like a bone (the same price too). The medium & large dog size has the exact same composition, but more of the active ingredients, so if you are giving your cat a couple a day, you might want to consider buying those and cutting them down. They are:
Thiamine 134 mg
L-Theanine 22 mg
Colostrum 21 mg
The price is 60 chews (equal to 240 Pet Naturals) for $10.99
Vetri-Science Composure Feline
This has exactly the same inert ingredients in the same order as Pet Naturals, but more of the active ingredients:
Thiamine 67 mg
L-Theanine 10.5 mg
Colostrum 11 mg
Interestingly, this is half of what is in the medium/large dog chews and twice what is in the Pet Naturals (except for the L-Theanine), So if you are giving your cat 2 of the Pet Naturals a day, you can give them half of one of these twice a day.
The price is 30 (equal to 60 Pet Naturals) for $5.43
What is best for you? It depends on how much you use a day and how comfortable you are cutting chews down. A pill cutter may help, if they aren't too big, but the chews are pretty soft and a knife should work just fine.
Also, it looks like Petco (PetSmart too I bet) carries these as well, so you might want to poke in the dog and cat aisles to see what is available, but they may sell them only online. I didn't want to overwhelm peeps with even more numbers!
One last thought. There are a couple other formulations as well. Quiet Moments Calming Aid + Ginger has L-Tryptophan, Chamomile, Thiamine & Ginger. Nu Cat (made by Vetri-Science) has one with digestive enzymes.
So, next time the kitties need calming, sharpen those pencils and get ready to do a little math!