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Unfortunately, it is rare to see the carbohydrates listed for cat foods. If companies do offer this information, it is usually only found on their websites. This value, however, is just as important as the protein and fat content. There are three basic methods used to calculate the value of an individual nutrient using either the GA or AF values (always use the AF values when possible, as they are more accurate):
for your cat, reading the nutrition label on the packages is the best way to compare foods.
is highly rated among pet owners, but they complain vociferously when the formulations are not consistent from case to case and when cans of food are dented, which, according to customers, is an occasional problem. I feed my cat Wellness wet cat food and I've not had this problem; my cat is happy and healthy (he's 13) and eats both wet and dry formula Wellness foods. If you do receive different formulations of the same foods or dented cans, be sure to return them - I know will refund these purchases. Compare Hill's Science Diet dog and cat food's calories against other pet food brands and AAFCO recommended maximum calorie count.Comparing Cat Foods - Hy-VeeJul 28, 2005 - Does anyone know of that website that you can compare all brands of cat foods by ingredients side by side? I had the link and then lost it.
The top dry cat foods, supplied by cat owners whose vacationed at PurrInn Cats Hostelry, were evaluated by comparing the and "ingredients" to explore how dry cat foods meet a cat's urinary tract health, elderly , and . The dry cat foods list is organized based on the Main Ingredient Types with the Phosphorus, Protein, Fat, and Carbohydrate content percentages listed (Dry Matter Basis). Meat proteins were considered more digestible protein sources than plant products, meat-by-products, and meat meals, and a "less-likely-to contain- pollutants" protein source than fish. More and Feline nutrition information is available on line. Unlike other premium canned cat foods, Newman's Own Organics Chicken and Brown Rice is not grain free. However, quality is first rate and it is made using certified organic, "human-grade" ingredients. It does contain carrageenan, which worries some experts more than others, but the company's safety record is squeaky clean, the cans are BPA-free and all profits go to charity. The results are a starting point for comparison, however, the difficulties in making any such list meaningful include:
1 - Cat food manufacturers constantly change the labels, formulas, ingredients and guaranteed analysis of their cat foods. A cat food on the list often differs from one from the same manufacturer with a nearly identical label.
2 - The “guaranteed analysis” minimum and maximum percentages on Cat Food labels are not the actual percentages included in the food's formula, and
3 - Cat food labels do not indicate the percentage of proteins derived from meats versus the percentage of less digestible proteins derived from plants.
The top dry cat foods, supplied by cat owners whose vacationed at PurrInn Cats Hostelry, were evaluated by comparing the and "ingredients" to explore how dry cat foods meet a , elderly , and . The dry cat foods list is organized based on the Main Ingredient Types with the Phosphorus, Protein, Fat, and Carbohydrate content percentages listed (Dry Matter Basis). Meat proteins were considered more digestible protein sources than plant products, meat-by-products, and meat meals, and a "less-likely-to contain- pollutants" protein source than fish. More and Feline Nutrition Information is available on line. Natural Balance Original Ultra Formula is a lot cheaper than other premium cat foods that meet reviewer approval, but that's because it includes more cost-cutting grain. That's offset by lots of high-quality meat and other ingredients, however. The company's safety record isn't as perfect as some, but it's responded by putting a comprehensive product testing program in place. isn't organic, but the company uses only high-grade meats, poultry and fish, with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. It's a bit less expensive than the cat foods listed above, but its safety record isn't quite as sterling. However, after being caught up in the 2007 pet food recalls, Natural Balance instituted a well-regarded in-house safety testing program that samples each lot of food for nine different contaminants (E. coli, salmonella and more) before releasing it to stores. Although no Natural Balance varieties tested positive, it was also among the many cat food brands caught up in a 2012 recall over salmonella contamination at a Diamond Pet Food plant where some of the food is made.