Annamaet Original Feline Review

Annamaet Dry Cat Food Review


Quick Analysis

Ingredients:

Nutrition:

Potential Allergens: seafood and eggs

Est. Calories: 357 cal/100g

Price: $$

Overall, Annamaet Original Feline is a significantly below average cat food, earning 4 out of a possible 10 paws based on its nutritional analysis and ingredient list. For more information on our cat food analysis techniques, please click here.


Ingredient Analysis

When evaluating a cat food, the first five ingredients can tell you a lot about the quality of a product as they make up the bulk of the product. Ideally, you're looking for quality protein sources with a minimum of cheap starches, fillers or by-products. Continuing down the ingredient list, look for ingredients that resemble real food with a minimal number of unpronounceable chemicals - the same as you would for human food.

Annamaet Original Feline includes the following:

Quality Ingredients

  • chicken meal
  • herring meal
  • crab meal

Questionable Ingredients

  • brown rice

Potential Allergens

  • herring meal
  • whole dried egg
  • crab meal

Note - a bolded ingredient in the above tables indicates it is one of the first five ingredients listed by the product manufacturer.

In this case, Annamaet Original Feline's most plentiful ingredient listed is chicken meal, which is considered a quality protein source.

Additionally, Annamaet Original Feline also contains as top ingredients brown rice. These types of ingredients are typically used as bulk-adding fillers and are not required in your cat's diet. However, they are sometimes used to help maintain the kibble shape in dry foods.

Allergen alert: This product contains herring meal, crab meal and whole dried egg which may be problematic for cats who suffer from seafood or eggs food allergies.



Nutritional Analysis*

Compared to the other 3120 cat foods in our database, Annamaet Original Feline has:

  • less protein than average
  • more carbohydrates than average
  • less fat than average
  • less fiber than average
  • significantly less moisture than an equivalent wet food
In general, cats have been shown to do better with a higher protein, medium fat, lower carb diet with sufficient moisture. However, specialty diets as recommended by your veterinarian may prioritize a different nutritional breakdown.

Calorie Breakdown

Using the calculations provided by the AAFCO, Annamaet Original Feline has approximately 357 calories per 100g (101 calories/ounce), which is an average amount of calories compared to the average of the other dry cat foods in the CatFoodDB.


All the product information on this page is based on data collected from the manufacturer's product website as retrieved on May 28, 2017.

The authoritative source for ingredient lists and nutritional analysis for any pet food is always the pet food manufacturer.


Ingredients

Ingredients as published by the cat food manufacturer:

Chicken Meal, Brown Rice, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols (Vitamin E)), Rolled Oats, Millet, Pearled Barley, Herring Meal, Whole Dried Egg, Dried Beet Pulp, Crab Meal, Menhaden Oil (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols (Vitamin E)), Brewers Dried Yeast, Lecithin, Fat Product (Algae, Source of Fatty Acids), Cranberries, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, L-Lysine, DL Methionine, Ascorbic Acid, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Taurine, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Organic Dried Kelp, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Citric Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganous Oxide, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate


Guaranteed Analysis

Nutritional information as published by the cat food manufacturer.*

Protein: (min)
33.0%
Fat: (min)
15.0%
Fiber: (max)
3.0%
Carbs: (est)
32.7%
Ash: (est)
6.3%
Moisture: (max)
10.0%

Dry Matter Analysis

The manufacturer's published guaranteed analysis values normalized for moisture content.

Protein: (min)
37%
Fat: (min)
17%
Fiber: (max)
3%
Carbs: (est)
36%
Ash: (est)
7%
Calories: (est)
357/100g

*Note that some nutritional percentages reported are only estimated values, and are indicated as such as (est). Each cat food manufacturer is required by law to publish a Guaranteed Analysis, which defines each product's maximum values of fiber, moisture and ash in addition to the minimum values of protein and fat contained within. Exact nutritional percentages are not available and hence all calculated values (including carbohydrate percentages and calorie amounts) are determined using these minimum and maximum published values and therefore may differ from actual values.

Although a high score may be indicative of a higher-quality product it is not a guarantee. Similarly, a low score may or may not indicate an inferior product. The best food for your cat is the one that meets their individual needs.


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