We buy some run of the mill big-box store cat food. Over the last several weeks, I've observed a blue jay landing on the cat food dish, taking a piece or two, and flying off with it. I assumed it was eating it then, and this morning I just saw it actually eat a piece.
Why would a blue jay eat cat food?
I just looked at the ingredient list and apparently corn is the first ingredient. But there's also "poultry by-product" and a variety of other "meats." Would the jay just smell a lot of corn or something?