Royal Canin dental dry cat food is too smelly for humans

I have a problem with Royal Canin dental dry cat food. I have an open plan kitchen and therefore it merges into the living room. And if cat food is too smelly it tends to permeate my living space. And I found quite positively that Royal Canin dental dry cat food is too smelly for my liking. 

Too smelly as far as I am concerned. And smellier than Hill's which is a comparable product.

It might not be too smelly for my cat. In fact, I am sure that it isn't but it is too smelly for me because I can smell it in the room which is not right. And, also, it is smellier than Hill's dental, which is also a large pellet dry cat food.

I just wonder whether the manufacturers have ever taken into account how cat owners react to the smell of their products. They must make is smelly to attract cats who depend a lot on the smell of food to judge if it is attractive to them. But what about the humans?

Normally, I wouldn't mention the smell of dry cat food in a bowl waiting to be eaten but because Royal Canin smells so strongly it is noticeable. And it shouldn't be noticeable. Of course, dry cat food is in a food bowl for a long time as it does not go off like wet. This means the smell is more likely to have an impact on the living area from a human standpoint.

During the day when my cat generally eats wet cat food, I sometimes place a small plate over the dry cat food bowl to stop the smell permeating my living space. I'm not sure what more to say. I just think that the manufacturer has got this wrong.

Hill's create a dry cat food for dental cleaning which is perfectly acceptable and as effective as Royal Canin but it doesn't smell like the Royal Canin. It is acceptable.

This is just a short note. I have nothing more to say really but I felt that I needed to get it off my chest. Does anyone else have the same problem with this cat food?

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